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Re: Apache memory leak?

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 20:30:20 +0400

On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 8:22 PM, Geoff Rowell <geoff.rowell_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ivan Zhakov wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 4:01 PM,  <KYLEE_at_bksv.com> wrote:
>> > Dear all,
>> >
>> >
>> > I have lots of memory issues on my server after the latest update to my
>> > subversion server. I used to run a v1.5.5 server without much problems
> on my
>> > environment and rebooting the server from time to time is a must. It
> usually
>> > happens once every week. Now that i have updated the subversion server
> to
>> > the latest build provided by CollabNet due to a valuable fix to this
>> > version.
>> >
>> > Ever since, i have to reboot the server once every 2 days due to
>> > non-responding clients and high memory consumption.
>> > This is my setup:
>> > - Collab.Net Subversion: Version 1.6.5-6, Release Date: September 8,
> 2009
>> > - Windows Server 2003 with full updates with 2 GB of RAM.
>> > - Repository size: 20GB.
>> > - Have been using subversion for the past 5 years.
>> > - Last integrity check was ok before the upgrade.
>> > - httpd takes ~900MB of RAM and ~900MB of virtual memroy.
>> >
>> > I do not know what's the reason or the cause of it. Sometimes svnadmin
> seems
>> > to be running heavily on the server taking up to 50% of the CPU time.
>> >
>> > Has anyone experienced this after the server upgrade? What can i do to
> fix
>> > this? Please help. Thanks.
>> >
>> Do you use mod_deflate? There is known problem with latest Apache and
>> Subversion. See thread below:
>>
> http://groups.google.ru/group/subversion-development/browse_thread/thread/6d
> 63ea3ba63872ad
>>
>
> Nope. It's really basic.
>
Ok. Next thing that you should try is configure MaxMemFree option to
some lower value. In our VisualSVN Server setting "MaxMemFree 100"
significantly dropped memory usage.

-- 
Ivan Zhakov
VisualSVN Team
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