[rt-users] Re: Error while dumping RT database

Graham Dunn gdunn01 at harris.com
Tue Aug 7 16:52:23 EDT 2007

Alex Moura wrote:
> Hello,
> Recently our RT database backup script started to show this message.
> mysqldump: Error 5: Out of memory (Needed 19928072 bytes) when dumping
> table `Attachments` at row: 390157
> Any recommendations?

What platform/OS are you on?

If you search google you'll probably come across some of the posts I
made while trying to solve that problem under FreeBSD. If you're on that
OS, it's most likely that you're running up against the 512MB
per-process limit.

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