dudgeon at britbio.co.uk (Tim Dudgeon) wrote:
>I've started getting core dumps during building indexes for emblnew:
>...no. 323100, SAZ83159
>...no. 323400, SCL8083
>...no. 323700, SCYBR031W
>...no. 324000, SCYDL065C
>...no. 324300, SCYGL118C
>/usr/local/srs5_05/srs/etc/srsupdate: 7864 Memory fault - core dumped
>Has anyone seen this and know the answer?
The 'srsupdate' is only a script with several calls from the
I got the same error while compressing the previously build index
which is issued later in the 'srsupdate'-script.
Make the following steps ( one of this will solve the problem )
1. Check the memory-utilization, perhaps you have to increase the
swapsize ( unfortunately the perfomance will decrease dramatically
while swaping )
2. If there is enough virtual memory check your user-limits ( ulimit
-a ). Set the values to ulimited if possible or to the highest
Point 2 solved the problem I had with srsupdate on a DEC-Station with
512MB RAM and 1GB Swapsize ( indexed file : 350MB, 250000 records ).
Alexander Tress Tel/Fax : +49 731 58489
Tel : +49 7384 498
Uni Ulm E-Mail : Alexander.Tress at student.uni-ulm.de
Pin Germany alex at pin.de