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From Yonik Seeley <>
Subject Re: I get SEVERE: Lock obtain timed out
Date Thu, 29 Jan 2009 18:58:13 GMT
On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 1:16 PM, Jon Drukman <> wrote:
> Julian, have you had any luck figuring this out?  My production instance
> just started having this problem.  It seems to crop up after solr's been
> running for several hours.  Our usage is very light (maybe one query every
> few seconds).  I saw someone else mention an out of memory error - this
> machine has 8GB of RAM and is running 64bit Linux so it's all available to
> solr.  Our index is very small - under 40MB.  the solr process is using
> around 615MB of RAM according to top.

I've only seen failure to remove the lock file either when an OOM
exception occured, or the JVM died or was killed.


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