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At monitoring of interfaces (use multiple files) the size of a file 200МB. Through time there is an error: GLib-ERROR **: gmem.c:239: failed to allocate 8388608 bytes. Email: [email protected]

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On 32-bit platforms, the address space size limits the amount of memory Wireshark can allocate; on all platforms, the amount of swap space (swap partition or partitions, pagefiles/swap files, etc.) limits it. On large files, Wireshark can run out of memory; see KnownBugs/OutOfMemory on the Wireshark Wiki for information on this.

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answered 17 Nov '11, 09:48

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Wireshark crashes showing the following error message "GLib Error**: gmem.c.230: failed to allocate 256 bytes" and then Wireshark is displaying Visual C++ error message. Is this the same problem?

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(11 Jul '12, 01:57) joera

It could be the same problem.

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