[syslog-ng]Memory not released in syslog-ng

Balazs Scheidler bazsi@balabit.hu
Fri, 13 Sep 2002 09:18:59 +0200

On Fri, Sep 13, 2002 at 07:21:46AM +0200, Rolf Böhme wrote:
> Hello,
> according my notice about the memory problems with syslog-ng I have tested
> again with the actual stable version og syslog-ng.
> My Configuration is SuSE Linux 7.1 on Compaq Computer, 164MB RAM, 20GB
> Harddisk, syslog-ng 1.4.15, libol 0.2.23. Eight other Computers (Linux and
> WinNT 4.0/my modified ntsyslog) send their Information to the Log-Server.
> After about 23 to 32 hours running syslog-ng the Linux operating system
> kills the syslog-ng demon with a memory allocation error. The free memory is
> down to about 10MB. The memory used b syslog-ng was not released.
> I am using the following syslog-ng.conf:

hm... I don't know about memory leaks in recent versions. Are you sure
you've successfully upgraded?

What does syslog-ng -V tell you?

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