memory footprint

Wayne E. Seguin wayneeseguin at
Thu Nov 8 07:19:04 MSK 2007

On Nov 5, 2007 8:38 AM, Jure Pečar <pegasus at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm used to see nginx memory size quite low, in the few megabytes range. However, I have an instance here where worker process is taking about 150MB. It's true that it serves lots of connections (openads, about 500 req/s) and that it went through some resource shortage recently (lives inside a VPS), but still ...
> Is there a method for me to check what are those 150MB used for?

Try compiling Nginx with debug and running in debug mode, then check
the logs. Beyond that you might have to get more hardcore and take it
apart while it's running.


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