[TYPO3] Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 8388608 bytes exhausted

Tony Davidson tonyd at zeroeffortnetworking.com.au
Sun Apr 23 03:17:32 CEST 2006

Is there anyone able to provide any help with this.

To clarify:

* I have searched the entire list

* I believe the memory allocated needs to be increased in php.ini

* I can't edit php.ini as the sites are hosted.

* The hoster advises they've increased memory to 8MB and don't get the error

* The error only occurs every so-often - not all the time.

My question is *why* does it occur.  I'm dealing with pretty crappy 
level 1 support that have a very basic understanding.  If I can explain 
why the error doesn't always occur I can try to get them to increase the 


Tony Davidson wrote:
> I've been receiving the following message:
> Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 8388608 bytes exhausted (tried to 
> allocate 46080 bytes) in 
> /home/zebnet/public_html/public/typo3conf/ext/irfaq/pi1/class.tx_irfaq_pi1.php 
> on line 400
> and the consensus from looking on this list seems to be that the memory 
> limit in php.ini needs to be increased.
> Our sites are hosted and I'm having troubles getting the hoster to make 
> changes. They've made some changes and the error happens less frequently 
> but it still pops up at times.
> What is actually causing the error?  (i.e. why does it happen some times 
> and not others)?
> Also, this from another post:
> Tapio Markula wrote:
>  > Ries van Twisk wrote:
>  >
>  > try
>  > ini_set(memory_limit, '30M');
>  >
>  > in the top of the localconf.php
>  > int2000 offers 16MB but I could override it with that function
> I've had a look at the localconf.php file and it doesn't have anything 
> remotely like this line.  Most of the lines start $TYPO3_CONF_VARS or 
> similar.
> tony

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