Re: [vserver] Memory limit problem

From: Patrick Nagel <>
Date: Fri 23 May 2008 - 03:36:39 BST
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Hi Sam,

On Friday 23 May 2008, Sam Przyswa wrote:
> I have a strange problem, I installed the same filesystem's machine
> (clone) on 2 vservers' machines (same vserver kernel) one on the same
> file system /var/lib/vserver/ and one other on a LVM logical volume
> mounted on /var/lib/vserver/ and create the two vservers with the same
> command.
> The two vservers work fine but on my machine with LVM it seems to be a
> memory problem when I try to extract a big tar.gz file (80Mb) I have 3Gb
> memory on this machine and the filesystem (LVM) is 33% free, I got an
> error message "gzip: stdout: No space left on device" I don't have this
> problem on the other machine with 1Gb memory !?
> What's wrong ?

A random guess: did you try to unpack to /tmp on the 3 GB machine? And didn't
change the default fstab, so that a 16 MB tmpfs filesystem is mounted
into /tmp?


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