How To Fix MacOSX Yosemite 10.10 Memory Leaks via SMC and PRAM Resets

Author: , January 4th, 2018

I was running out of memory constantly on Yosemite 10.10.5 and found the following article: Edited and reposted without permission below… Disconnect any external or secondary monitors, if any is present. The video memory allocation leak can also happen if you have a system with an integrated card, like Intel, with no external monitors […]

How To Increase WordPress Memory After PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size exhausted

Author: , February 13th, 2017

PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 277644940 bytes) in /volumes/data/customer/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/searchwp/vendor/pdfparser/vendor/smalot/pdfparser/src/Smalot/PdfParser/Parser.php on line 72, referer: To increase the PHP memory limit to 256MB, edit wp-config.php and add the following just before the line that says “That’s all, stop editing! Happy blogging.”: 1 define( ‘WP_MEMORY_LIMIT’, ’256M’ ); define( ‘WP_MEMORY_LIMIT’, […]

How To Clear Inactive Memory in MacOSX

Author: , August 9th, 2013

Open Terminal and run the purge command, located in /usr/bin/. Note: You may need to have XCode Developer Tools installed in order to use the purge command. YMMV… As per Apple: Inactive Memory: This information is in RAM but it is not actively being used, it was recently used. For example, if you’ve been […]

How To Disable the Dynamic Memory Pager in MacOSX

Author: , September 14th, 2012

To deactivate the dynamic pager: sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/ followed by a reboot. You can turn it on again with sudo launchctl load -wF /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/

How To Upgrade WordPress to 3.0.1

Author: , August 30th, 2010

Install the plugin “Memory-Bump” before starting the install