Installing Wordpress

Hi all,

I've been trying to install wordpress on one of my linode's sites today.

And been getting this error:

Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 16777216 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 30720 bytes) in /path/to/site/wp-admin/includes/user.php on line 672

I set


in both install.php and user.php, to no avail.

I then checked the memory on my linode and saw it only had 29M left, so I upgraded to the next up, and still no go.

Has anyone had this trouble with Wordpress before? Any ideas?


3 Replies

edit php.ini

set memory_limit = 128M



Still no go… It's weird because its set as 128M but the error says 'Allowed memory size of 16777216 bytes' aka 16M

blah.. finally got it…

did find / -name and found that there was:


id been editing


thanks for the help


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