[Varnish] #883: Memory leaking

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Mon Mar 28 10:15:20 CEST 2011

#883: Memory leaking
 Reporter:  arety         |        Type:  defect  
   Status:  new           |    Priority:  normal  
Milestone:                |   Component:  varnishd
  Version:  2.1.5         |    Severity:  normal  
 Keywords:  memory usage  |  
 After upgrading from version 2.1.4 to 2.1.5, we began having problems with
 memory usage. We introduced no change in the vcl, but tried to reduce the
 cache size from 10GB to 9GB to see if it had any effect, which it did not.

 We use 'classic' hash algorithm, a 10GB malloc on a 16GB server (a vmware

 When reverting to 2.1.4, the problems went away.

 I attach some munin graphs.

Ticket URL: <http://varnish-cache.org/trac/ticket/883>
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