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memory limit field per docker image

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Many docker images seem to suffer from memory leaks.  I recently had trouble with Transmission and after some digging found a way to apply a memory limit.  The docker command line can accept a --memory=xG flag, but it's not obvious in UnRAID where to add this.

 

There were two things to figure out: 1. what flag to add, and 2. where to add the flag

 

I kept trying to use the "Add another Path, Port, Variable, Label or Device" and couldn't get it to work right.  Eventually I realized that I could toggle to Advanced View and put it into "Extra Parameters:" which I didn't previously realize was the place to add command line flags.

 

It would be nice if there was a standard field or control in the docker container edit window for putting in a memory limit, and it could just map to adding that flag.  I think a lot of people would want to use this.

 

 

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There is a section within the docker FAQ about this

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