[Owncloud] Out of memory error when using Sync Client

Vince D. Kimball vince at vkimball.com
Tue Sep 18 14:25:03 UTC 2012

> I have owncloud setup on a VPS with 1.6GB of RAM. I've noticed that
> whenever I use the sync client the apache processes continue using
> memory until all 1.6GB is exhausted... which will then eat into the 1GB
> swap file I have setup until the server begins to kill processes.
> It takes apache about 2 minutes to use up all available memory. Is this
> a known issue? Any ideas on a quick fix? It takes the whole server down
> with it...
> I would have submitted a bug report on genie, but it doesn't seem to
> want to load.
> Thanks,
> Daniel

I'm definitely not seeing that.  On a 2GB VPS, I usually use less than
256MB of RAM.  How big (number of files, size) are the folder(s) that
you're syncing?  What versions of Owncloud are you using?  What operating

  -- Vince

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