[collectd] possible memory leak?

Kimo Rosenbaum kimor79 at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 31 19:04:25 CEST 2010

> On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 10:00:38AM -0700, Kimo Rosenbaum  wrote:

> > Over the course of a couple days active memory slowly increases  and
> > eventually swap starts getting used. Restarting the collectd  instance
> > relieves memory pressure and everything is fine for a few more  days.
> When I noticed that  some network packets were dropped, I raised the
> receive buffer size (and  limit) using sysctl. Strangely enough, this
> stopped not only packets being  dropped, but also the memory growth. I
> still have to find an explanation as  to why.

I tried bumping various network buffers but they had no affect.

Any other settings to suggest?


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