[Owncloud] Out of memory error when using Sync Client

Victor Dubiniuk victor.dubiniuk at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 15:34:59 UTC 2012

Hi Vince,

Do you have archives among these files and Archive support enabled in the


On 09/18/2012 10:25 AM, Vince D. Kimball wrote:
>> 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
>> system(s)?
>>    -- Vince
> Owncloud 4.5 beta 3 on Ubuntu 12.04 - php 5.3.10.
> It's not a huge amount of files, less than 1000 comprising maybe 4GBs. It
> only seems to happen when uploading the synced files, once everything is
> uploaded it seems to operate normally.
> Sync client is the latest from the repo on ubuntu 12.04 as well.
> Daniel
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