[Bro] out of memory after a couple days?

Mike Sconzo sconzo at visiblerisk.com
Thu Dec 5 08:32:57 PST 2013

Only a couple of out my 8.

Past 24hrs.

Bro Netowrk Summary
worker-1-1: 1386256281.234408 recvd=129751113 dropped=15 link=129751113
worker-1-2: 1386256281.438440 recvd=140506954 dropped=539300 link=140506954
worker-1-3: 1386256281.638378 recvd=117420631 dropped=1043252 link=117420631
worker-1-4: 1386256281.838171 recvd=163357938 dropped=17 link=163357938
worker-1-5: 1386256282.038370 recvd=145517241 dropped=52855 link=145517241
worker-1-6: 1386256282.238350 recvd=144958714 dropped=18 link=144958714
worker-1-7: 1386256282.438315 recvd=185940362 dropped=31 link=185940362
worker-1-8: 1386256282.638694 recvd=158251689 dropped=33170 link=158251689

On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Seth Hall <seth at icir.org> wrote:
> On Dec 5, 2013, at 9:12 AM, Mike Patterson <mike.patterson at uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
>> That was my assumption too. I upgraded on 8 November, leaked early AM 16th, and then again on the 29th. Traffic would have been at an ebb on the 16th, and rising on the 29th, so I don’t think it’s sheer volume - as you say, there must be something *in* the traffic. Or more likely, a sequence of things, otherwise I expect 2.2 would be vomiting all over my RAM far more often.
> Another question I had is if you're only seeing it on a couple of worker processes or if it's all of them?
> That might narrow it down a bit to tell us if it's just a single connection doing something weird that is causing it or if it's something larger.
>   .Seth
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