varnish will just restart itself as the virtual memory goes to 3G

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Jun 20 12:25:07 CEST 2008

In message <32e012170806200242m6f5a7cb0ma90434e6eb4224e6 at>, "kuku
 li" writes:

>we have been running varnish for a while but noticed that varnish will just
>restart itself as the virtual memory goes to 3G(from the linux top command)
>and the cache hit rate consequently drop to almost 0%.  Is it a known bug or
>we just missed something important?

Varnish will use any amount of virtual memory you give it, make sure
it has enough :-)

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