Error during install: xmalloc: cannot allocate 190774462 bytes (0 bytes allocated)

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Article ID: 177812

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Scan Engine

Issue/Introduction



Symptoms
When trying to install Scan Engine 5.2 on SuSe Linux you received an error that xmalloc was not able to allocate enough space:


BEGIN Log of SYMCScan installation on linux
Fri Aug 7 10:07:32 PDT 2009
Extracting SYMCScan software package...
/Scan_Engine/Scan_Engine/RedHat/ScanEngine.sh: xmalloc: cannot allocate 190774462 bytes (0 bytes allocated)
Fri Aug 7 10:10:43 PDT 2009
END Log of SYMCScan installation on linux

Cause

You have not met the memory requirement for installing Scan Engine 5.2.

Resolution

Make sure you have at least 1Gb of physical RAM on the server and 200Mb free for the installation process.