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Installation out of memory issues


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Robin Marlow

9 July 2012 at 9:11am Community Member, 2 Posts

Trying to install v3 on a 1&1 host I've been stumped by out of memory issues.

Installing gives me:

Fatal error: Out of memory (allocated 11534336) (tried to allocate 40 bytes) in /[snip]/htdocs/SilverStripe-v3.0.0/framework/core/manifest/ClassManifest.php on line 333

and a _config is created but no database.
So it won't let me reconfig without deleting _config

If I try to open index.php I get the same error:
Fatal error: Out of memory (allocated 11534336) (tried to allocate 262144 bytes) in /[snip]/htdocs/SilverStripe-v3.0.0/framework/core/manifest/ClassManifest.php on line 333

I can't access my php error logs as the host doesn't make them available.
Is there a debugging mode I can turn on?

I tried increasing the memory to 128M (memory_limit = 128M) & this is reported by phpinfo();
(other output here

v2.3.7 is still working beautifully.

How can I troubleshoot this?


Robin Marlow

Robin Marlow

10 July 2012 at 9:49pm Community Member, 2 Posts

Figured it out, my hosting package with 1&1 only gave me 30Mb memory. Even though if set it would report more.
I guess the info from phpinfo is not something that can be relied on & you may have to ask your host.

Fortunately their current packages are half the price & have over twice the memory so "downgrading" has given me a significant upgrade.

All installed and working beautifully now, thanks SilverStripe for saving me money!


Optic Blaze

10 July 2012 at 9:56pm (Last edited: 10 July 2012 9:56pm), Community Member, 162 Posts

Don't know if you have SS in development mode. To do that put the following code in your _config.php file:

//Set development mode //