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Fatal Error on Auto-Install (Memory Exhausted )
Jr. Member
Total Posts:  9
Joined:  2007-11-29

Trying to install the new package ( under MAMP on OSX.

Getting this error:

Setting preferred state to: beta

config-set succeeded

Downloading and installing Magento, please wait…

Did not download optional dependencies: pear/XML_RPC, use --alldeps to download automatically
pear/PEAR can optionally use package “pear/XML_RPC” (version >= 1.4.0)
downloading PEAR-1.6.2.tgz ...
Starting to download PEAR-1.6.2.tgz (297,794 bytes)
.............................................................done: 297,794 bytes
downloading Mage_Pear_Helpers-0.7.0.tgz ...
Starting to download Mage_Pear_Helpers-0.7.0.tgz (9,233 bytes)
...done: 9,233 bytes
downloading Lib_ZF-0.7.0.tgz ...
Starting to download Lib_ZF-0.7.0.tgz (2,080,168 bytes)
...done: 2,080,168 bytes
downloading Lib_Varien-0.7.0.tgz ...
Starting to download Lib_Varien-0.7.0.tgz (81,143 bytes)
...done: 81,143 bytes
downloading Mage_All-0.7.0.tgz ...
Starting to download Mage_All-0.7.0.tgz (1,890,552 bytes)
...done: 1,890,552 bytes

Fatal error:  Allowed memory size of 8388608 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 288 bytes) in /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/magento/lib/pear/php/PEAR/XMLParser.php on line 106

My php.ini already had:

memory_limit = 32M
upload_max_filesize = 32M
post_max_size = 32M

Any ideas?


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Total Posts:  76
Joined:  2007-09-05

This thread my help:

Also, try setting the value in the .htaccess file as well, or instead of, eg.

<IfModule mod_php5.c>
php_flag magic_quotes_gpc off
    php_flag short_open_tag on
    php_flag display_errors on
    php_value memory_limit 32M

It looks like the installer is using alot more memory than the actual application. The value in your error is 80 odd MB isn’t it? Your only just short “288 Bytes” of it working though… smile

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