[GE users] Mac G5 memory limits ?

Barry J Mcinnes Barry.J.Mcinnes at noaa.gov
Thu Mar 10 22:32:20 GMT 2005

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Here is the output of "ulimit -a" and then the PBS getmem C program 
which just keeps grabbing memory every n seconds
The process keeps running until it hits the Mac limit of 3.5GB ?

core file size        (blocks, -c) 0
data seg size         (kbytes, -d) 10240
file size             (blocks, -f) unlimited
max locked memory     (kbytes, -l) unlimited
max memory size       (kbytes, -m) 1048576
open files                    (-n) 256
pipe size          (512 bytes, -p) 1
stack size            (kbytes, -s) 10240
cpu time             (seconds, -t) unlimited
max user processes            (-u) 100
virtual memory        (kbytes, -v) 20480
memory limit is 0kb cur, 10240kb hard

nprocs = 1, amount = 10485760, delay = 15
process 1 (main) pid 553
cycle 1: mem amount 10240kb
cycle 2: mem amount 20480kb
cycle 3: mem amount 30720kb
cycle 4: mem amount 40960kb
cycle 5: mem amount 51200kb
cycle 6: mem amount 61440kb
cycle 7: mem amount 71680kb
cycle 8: mem amount 81920kb
cycle 9: mem amount 92160kb
cycle 349: mem amount 3573760kb
cycle 350: mem amount 3584000kb
cycle 351: mem amount 3594240kb

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