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Fatal error: Out of memory
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Fatal error: Out of memory (allocated 14417920) (tried to allocate 1100 bytes) in /home/mysite/public_html/magento/lib/Varien/Image/Adapter/Gd2.php on line 36

I just set up a vanilla install of magento including the sample content.  I intermittently run into a memory error at first screen after logging in as admin, and regularly run into the noted error when accessing the shop and selecting the Sony VAIO or Olympus Stylus 750 under best selling products.

It is installed in a subfolder called ‘magento’ under home.  In that folder I added a .htaccess file and changed the memory limit to 512

php_value memory_limit 512M

The site is running on a standard shared hosting situation on hostgator.  I check with phpinfo() and it shows the default memory limit set to 128M.  The HG staff generally willing to work with me suggest that the problem may be with the size of some of the images and GD. 

Can you recommend what needs to be done to solve this problem?  I can post the URL if that is acceptable in this forum.

Thx, Bob

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