An improperly configured value for the
in the /etc/sysctl.conf file might cause the setup or
start-server tool to fail.
For Linux systems, the
vm.overcommit_memory property sets the kernel
policy for memory allocations. The default value of 0 indicates that the kernel
determines the amount of free memory to grant a
malloc call from an
application. If the property is set to a value other than zero, the operating system
might grab too much memory, reducing the amount of available memory for the
setup or start-server tools.
vm.overcommit_memoryproperty in the /etc/sysctl.conf file to ensure that enough memory is available for these tools.