[rabbitmq-discuss] Increasing base memory.

Matthew Sackman matthew at lshift.net
Wed Mar 17 15:22:39 GMT 2010

Hi Gustavo,

On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 12:16:05PM -0300, Gustavo Aquino wrote:
> =INFO REPORT==== 16-Mar-2010::16:38:35 ===
> Memory limit set to 1638MB.
> Changing rabbitmq.config to [{rabbit, [{vm_memory_high_watermark, 0.8}]}].
> it's now getting only 3.2Gb...
> =INFO REPORT==== 17-Mar-2010::13:13:25 ===
> Memory limit set to 3276MB.
> Why ?

Well I suspect Rabbit can't see all the memory. The likely cause for
this the OS is treating it as a 32-bit application.

Which OS are you using, and is Erlang a 32-bit or 64-bit application on


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