Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Firebird 1.5.1 sucking all memory
Author Alan McDonald
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> I started firebird 15 minutes before and it is using only 9M. Now it
> will keep increasing. After 4-5 hours it will reach 300MB. Then we do
> a fb restart.
> In fact that reminds me, there is a web interface also, written in
> perl. I remember we don't care much about closing connections etc,
> becuase we assume that the perl will do it for us. Let me see if that
> is the reason. It will take at least 2 hours to monitor.
> One more problem, may be you can help me. My application gives
> segfault sometimes, but from the core dump I am not able to find the
> source of error. It does not show any function name, line number etc.
> It is compiled with '-g' option for debugging information. Are there
> any other options, which can give me some more info. Because It is a
> multi-threaded app, logging also does not help much.
> here is the dump.
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> Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
> Cannot access memory at address 0x404f3000
> #0 0x40210780 in ?? ()
> (gdb) bt
> #0 0x40210780 in ?? ()
> Cannot access memory at address 0xbf7ff5c4
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> JS

how often do you get these seg faults?
In any case - keep looking - you might find yet another interface you've
forgotten about :-)