out of range for vm-bytes

Asked by Pascal den Bekker


we are using the following:
- stress-ng: 0.07.16-1
- Debian: 9.13
- kernel: 4.19.133

I wanted to start a stress test on a machine with 1.5 TB of RAM. Usually we start the stress-test:

sudo systemd-run --slice=system.slice stress-ng -m64 -c64 -f64 --vm-bytes $(awk '/MemAvailable/{printf "%d\n", $2 * 0.9;}' < /proc/meminfo)k --vm-keep --timeout 48h

And this time I got back this error:

Value 1 is out of range for vm-bytes, allowed: 4096 .. 4294967296

Can someone help me out here ?

kind regards,

Pascal den Bekker

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

This is Ubuntu support. Not Debian. Debian has it's own forum here

I suggest you post there.

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Colin Ian King (colin-king) said :

What does the following command output?

echo $(awk '/MemAvailable/{printf "%d\n", $2 * 0.9;}' < /proc/meminfo)k

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