Thanks for the tip. I tried increasing the swap file to 10GB but still got the same memory error.
I'm now considering exporting the Plone site (cos that's what it is) one piece at a time and reimporting it into a clean Plone site. Any thoughts on whether or not this is a good idea? Cheers Ben "Winterflood, Jonathan" wrote: >Hi, > >Maybe you could try giving the machine more swap space (partition in Linux, file in Windows) >You'd probably have performance issues, but if the import is a one-timer, it might be acceptable. > >Jonathan > >-----Message d'origine----- >De : [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] De la part de Jens Vagelpohl >Envoyé : mardi 29 mai 2007 09:09 >À : zope list user >Objet : Re: [Zope] MemoryError exception when importing a zexp file > >-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- >Hash: SHA1 > > >On 29 May 2007, at 08:36, Ben Lobo wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> I'm trying to import a .zexp file that's 1.6GB but it continually >> fails due >> to a MemoryError exception. I guess that adding more RAM would >> probably fix >> this problem but does anyone know if there's any way of getting >> around this >> sort of problem without increasing the RAM? > >Short of increasing memory on that specific host you could also >create a sandbox on a different machine with more RAM and then copy >the database when it's done. > >jens _______________________________________________ Zope maillist - Zope@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev )