32bit NDSD memory limit 3gb on 32bit Linux and 3.7gb on 64bit Linux

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  • 30-Jul-2007
  • 26-Apr-2012

Environment


Novell eDirectory 8.8 for Linux
Novell eDirectory 8.7.3 for Linux

Situation

32bit NDSD has a memory limit of 3gb on 32bit Linux and 3.7gb on 64bit Linux.
32bit NDSD can become unresponsive after 2gb of memory is taken.

Resolution

eDirectory 8.7.3.x has a maximum memory limitation of 2gb on 32 bit Linux.
eDirectory 8.7.3.x has a maximum memory limitation of 2.7gb on 64 bit Linux.
32bit eDirectory 8.8.x has a maximum memory limitation of 3.0gb on 32 bit Linux.
32bit eDirectory 8.8.x has a maximum memory limitation of 3.7gb on 64 bit Linux.

This has to do with the Linux kernel configuration. The following links provide more detail:
http://linux-mm.org/VirtualMemory
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-memmod/?ca=dgr-lnxmvp26amemmodel

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