[GE users] Mac G5 memory limits ?

Barry J Mcinnes Barry.J.Mcinnes at noaa.gov
Fri Mar 11 15:59:18 GMT 2005


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Hi,
Thanks for the information. I didn't restate the original problem in 
this email, as I was replying to a request for the limit data.
The problem is :
We have set the memory limit to be 1GB, but the test program does not 
get stopped at 1GB.
thanks barry

Reuti wrote:

>Until you get Tiger with 64 Bit support this looks like the usual 4 GB limit 
>minus something for the system, e.g. PCI slots. (per process on a Mac, unlike 
>PCs where the limit is in total AFAIK). - Reuti
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>Quoting Barry J Mcinnes <Barry.J.Mcinnes at noaa.gov>:
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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 ?
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>>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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