Arma 3 malloc=system

Hello, I guess it"s pretty clear also from the replies, but it indeed appears that the concern has actually not been addressed through the new memory allocator. We have been carefully surveillance your answers. Thanks to everyone for participating on the tests. Although the solution was not found yet, we are still investigating the worry and will certainly of course ask you for assistance. Thanks aget for the help!


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bis_iceman I am placing my logs right here with how the also emerged. 

https://feedearlier.bistudio.com/T120745


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I don"t understand if this indevelopment helps or not. I"ve noticed this happening the many whenever before new systems generate in. For example we referred to as in a large amount of reinforcements and it occurred. Then last night an armored automobile came at us. We shot a rocket at it and missed. However before once it stopped and 6 troops jumped out it happened.

It"s a pretty stormy bug. I had actually to rebegin my totality computer system bereason it locked everything up. Then when I came ago in I had a corrupted user file. Had to re-add all my neighborhood mods.


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Posted November 15, 2016

I do not know if this information helps or not. I"ve noticed this happening the a lot of whenever brand-new units spawn in. For instance we called in a large amount of reinforcements and it happened. Then last night an armored car came at us. We swarm a rocket at it and also missed. However before when it quit and also 6 troops jumped out it occurred.

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It"s a pretty rough bug. I had actually to restart my whole computer bereason it locked everything up. Then when I came back in I had a corrupted user file. Had to re-add all my local mods.


 

I am enduring what you sassist however without corrupted user file. I mostly play on an Invade and also Annex mission server (2 different servers) and this happens in the time of a defense mission as soon as devices are spawned in. My fps drops and also remains around 5 fps with random low texture flickering. I tried playing without mods (I just have JSRS) and fps still drops. Whilst playing on a KoTH server, it seldom happens yet as soon as it does it commonly when i"m overlooking at a heli with people obtaining out. 


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Brigadier GeneralMember 316413482 postsJoined: October 20, 2001
Posted November 15, 2016
Iceman

 

Please repeat the test and make human being usage the profiling binaries to capture the memory leak.

 

Note: it"s not in performance binaries! It requirements the debug layer on DEVELOPMENT/PROFILING binaries!


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Gunnery SergeantMember 474575 postsJoined: August 23, 2014
Posted November 17, 2016

Any update on when this might obtain fixed to Key Branch.. ?

 

We had a cracking mission destroyed tonight by 75% of players acquiring FPS diminished basically to 2-3FPS rendering the whole troop combat inefficient.... :-(


As a follow-approximately this, we (3CB) subsequently rerelocated several 3rd party mods from our (extensive) modset and over the last few weeks namong our large range missions (2-3 hours, 30+ players, 3 times/week) have had actually any type of difficulty through fps or client crashes at all. The innovation in stcapability was dramatic and also conclusive. In addition performance on our 24/7 public server has actually been fine also.

 

We haven"t yet narrowed it dvery own to which mod / combicountry was leading to the problems, however it wasn"t vanilla Arma / memory allocators as probably was thought the situation from as soon as Serjames posted.


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Walterros 2


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Posted November 19, 2016

As a follow-approximately this, we (3CB) subsequently rerelocated numerous third party mods from our (extensive) modcollection and over the last few weeks none of our huge scale goals (2-3 hrs, 30+ players, 3 times/week) have had actually any type of difficulty through fps or client crashes at all. The innovation in stcapability was dramatic and also conclusive. In addition performance on our 24/7 public server has been fine as well.

 

We haven"t yet narrowed it dvery own to which mod / combination was bring about the troubles, however it wasn"t vanilla Arma / memory allocators as perhaps was thought the instance from once Serjames posted.


 

Hey tright here, somepoint of note that can aid you in your search. We"ve (IEU) have been running a few objectives the previous few weeks and removed the usage of RHS .50 cals on vehicles and noticed a reduction in crashes. It wasn"t until tonight during our ALIVE op wright here ALIVE spawned a number of technicals (5) through RHS .50cals installed (from Leights OpFor / ProOpF). They opened fire on our convoy at the same time and also cramelted cshed to the whole server (30+ people). Hopetotally that helps in eliminating which mods, if I have actually any even more information I"ll be certain to either post here or PM you straight.


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Posted November 21, 2016

Knowing a method just how to redevelop the issue also through community made mods would be a bliss, be sure to save us posted, please!


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scimitar 212

Staff SergeantMember 212275 postsLocationGeorgia, USAJoined: June 15, 2003
Posted November 29, 2016

I"ve tried countless different points to try and also fix this issue, including different binaries and also memory allocators. I"ve also tried the most current 1.66 release candidate and also the different malloc files had with it, but through no luck. I noticed the readme.txt file in the Arma 3 DLL folder, where it mentions deleting all of the malloc files and trying the default mechanism memory allocator. I"m still making use of the release candidate however deleting every one of the game malloc files appears to have done the trick for me. Because switching to the Windows 10 mechanism memory allocator, I"ve played a number of sessions ranging from 1-4 hours and also I"ve not skilled the drastic fps drop aobtain. For anyone enduring the concern, it"s worth a try to backup the game malloc files and also then delete them from the DLL folder and provide the system malloc a try. I can not say for specific that the deal with is irreversible for me however performance is excellent so far.


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Posted November 29, 2016

I"ve tried countless different things to try and also deal with this issue, consisting of different binaries and memory allocators. I"ve likewise tried the many recent 1.66 release candiday and also the different malloc files had via it, but through no luck. I noticed the readme.txt file in the Arma 3 DLL folder, wbelow it mentions deleting all of the malloc files and also trying the default system memory allocator. I"m still using the release candiday however deleting every one of the game malloc documents appears to have actually done the trick for me. Because switching to the Windows 10 device memory allocator, I"ve played numerous sessions varying from 1-4 hrs and also I"ve not experienced the drastic fps drop aget. For anyone enduring the worry, it"s worth a shot to backup the game malloc papers and then delete them from the DLL folder and also offer the system malloc a try. I can not say for certain that the settle is long-term for me yet performance is great so far.


How execute you test? Do you run a details benchmark?

How lengthy carry out you benchmark before deciding that the memory leak has actually been fixed?


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Posted November 29, 2016

I didn"t run tests or benchmarks. I"ve simply been playing and seeing exactly how the performance is. I normally obtain the performance drop within 30 minutes to an hour. With specific malloc papers I"ve acquired it within 10 minutes. I played a session for around 4 hrs yesterday and didn"t acquire the fps drop at all. When I deleted the malloc papers I had actually been playing a details mission appropriate prior to doing so and also I would certainly gain the bug within 15 minutes. I deleted the malloc records and also went ago and tried the exact same mission and also was able to play it all the way through via no problems. I switched to the system allocator around 4 days ago and haven"t had a problem given that. It may just be a long running stroke of good luck but I mean that time will tell.

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Posted November 30, 2016

I"m curious, has BIS tried taking any kind of surveys around this? I"ve heard numerous civilization say the difficulty taken place more or much less generally depending upon what mods they were running, some have actually shelp it started or went amethod with a hardware or driver readjust, and also some have actually said upgrading (or even downgrading) their OS solved the worry.

I think it would be fairly beneficial to finding the cause of the problem if BIS were to throw together a survey and also toss a connect to it in the launcher. If they could discover a pattern, say certain hardware, mods, or peripheral combos being used among 3FPS victims that isn"t existing among the non-afflicted, they might be able to narrowhead their search for a solution.

 

Maybe even provide players some type of forum badge or in-game perk for submitting a survey, somepoint to make them feel good about helping the devs...


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Posted December 1, 2016

I didn"t run tests or benchmarks. I"ve just been playing and seeing how the performance is. I commonly gain the performance drop within 30 minutes to an hour. With certain malloc documents I"ve acquired it within 10 minutes. I played a session for around 4 hours yesterday and didn"t get the fps drop at all. When I deleted the malloc papers I had actually been playing a particular mission right before doing so and I would certainly obtain the bug within 15 minutes. I deleted the malloc documents and went earlier and tried the very same mission and had the ability to play it all the means through with no problems. I switched to the device allocator about 4 days earlier and also haven"t had actually a trouble since. It might simply be a lengthy running stroke of great luck but I intend that time will tell.


 

scimitar, i"m eager to attempt your said solve, as I have actually been enduring from this glitch/difficulty for much also lengthy. I as well have actually tried all kinds of malloc/.exe combicountries, to no avail. Rapid question though... once you say you deleted all the mallocs in the Arma folder, did you then need to set arma to run the system malloc through a launch parameter? or will certainly the game carry out that automatically. I only ask bereason I believed I remember analysis somewhere that if you delete the mallocs and run the game it will certainly simply re-install them.

 

So my standard question is, aside from deleting every one of arma folder"s mallocs, are tbelow any type of added actions that must be taken?

 

 

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CNutter, I think the survey question could be a good principle. And to answer what you had addressed, I"ve ran Arma 3 with no mods and also no start-up parameters, through windows 10 OS (not from upgrade, my rig has had actually that OS given that day 1) and also i"ve still acquired the 3fps bug. I"m not saying those various other human being haven"t solved theirs by doing some of the actions you"ve stated (removing mods/upgrading OS). But I am saying the glitch is deep enough in Arma atm that it occurs as soon as running the most vanilla variation of the game as feasible.


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Posted December 1, 2016

scimitar, i"m eager to try your said deal with, as I have been experiencing from this glitch/problem for far also long. I as well have tried all kinds of malloc/.exe combinations, to no avail. Rapid question though... when you say you deleted all the mallocs in the Arma folder, did you then have to set arma to run the system malloc via a launch parameter? or will certainly the game execute that instantly. I only ask bereason I believed I remember reading somewright here that if you delete the mallocs and also run the game it will simply re-install them.

 

So my fundamental question is, aside from deleting all of arma folder"s mallocs, are tbelow any added actions that must be taken?...


 

Aceace33333, I took a look at the DLL folder and you are ideal that the malloc files have been downloaded aget. I really can"t completely define the enhanced performance. At the time I deleted the malloc files, I likewise eliminated a few mods from my default SP playlist, so it"s feasible that I"m not exceeding the amount of provided memory that seems to cause the 3fps bug for some individuals. I really hadn"t considered that until reading your comments and finding out that the malloc files had been redownloaded by Steam. I believed that it was necessary to verify the game papers in Steam for any type of lacking files to be reput. The readme.txt file in the A3 DLL folder is a bit misleading as it says:

 

"The allocator is a dll placed in a magazine named "dll", located alongside the game executable. The allocator search order is:

* tbb4malloc_bi - based on Intel TBB 4, distributed under GPL v2 + RE (resource code) based upon tbb40_258oss

* jemalloc_bi - based on JEMalloc, dispersed under BSD-obtained license (resource code)

* customMalloc_bi - not gave, feel free to plug-in your own

If no allocator dll is uncovered, features _aligned_malloc / _aligned_totally free (using Windows Heap functions) are offered as a fallago. Important note: the Windows 7 allocator seems to be fairly great, and also it might therefore make sense for some customers to delete all tradition allocators on Windows 7 or newer).

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You have the right to select an allocator by deleting other allocators from the dll folder or using command also line parameters."

 

​​​It does not say anything about Steam downloading and install the malloc files if they aren"t found. I did alert the little bit around command also line parameters and did a search on that. Apparently it isn"t crucial to perform any kind of file deleting to use the device malloc. You can simply add "-malloc=system" to the launch parameters. At the minute I"m not going to include that parameter to my startup command also line as points seem to be running fine. Should the worry rerevolve then I will certainly provide that a try. I apologize if I offered anyone false hope. What I did appeared to work-related yet it might have actually had actually more to execute through removing some mods from my playlist as I discussed quite than anything else. However before that suggests a possible temporary fix for anyone enduring the issue that uses a significant variety of mods. Try paring them dvery own to just the ones that you consider crucial and also it may help mitigate the trouble until BIS fixes it.