Originally Posted by till
There should be no difference if the job is run by cron or manually. I guess it might be a resource problem as your system is a vps and 500MB are not that much RAM. Please post the outout of:
I've been asked this before, and here's the problem: I have no access to the "host" physical machine. Therefore, as an "instance" of a vps, /proc/user_beancounters doesn't actually exist.
Still, I am always only using 50% RAM.