0

I'm running an old game (WoW 1.12) using Wine. On the particular server I'm playing on the crowding of people can make the game chew up memory fast. I frequently get a crash where the error is "out of memory". How can I allocate more memory for a particular program run by the loader?

0

You cannot "allocate more memory for a particular program", that's not how Linux works.

You can either purchase and add more RAM to the server, OR use swap. Read man mkswap and man swapon.

  • I assume you mean the game server. If you mean some other server then I don't understand. The game server is not giving me the error, it's the wine program loader. I want the program loader to be allowed to utilise more of my system RAM (I have 16GB). Sorry if my phrasing was not clear. – user1709291 Jun 9 at 1:37

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.