Varnich Memory in 90% holding continously

Andreas Plesner apj at
Thu Jul 14 14:15:16 CEST 2016

On Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 04:42:04PM +0530, sujith pv wrote:
> And I have got the below output. Also I have a monitoring tool UIM which
> also states still memory is holding up at 90% eventhough Varnish server is
> literally idle

Did you compile varnish yourself? Is it linked to jemalloc? If you compiled it
yourself without jemalloc available, you'll be using standard libc malloc,
which will probably fragment badly.

Use the official packages or at least make sure that jemalloc headers are
available when compiling.


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