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I'm trying to install transmission on my VPS (under OpenVZ) to download torrents on it. When running something like:

transmission-cli example.torrent

It'll print:

transmission-cli 2.84 (14307)
[2017-10-17 18:25:23.477 EDT] Transmission 2.84 (14307) started
[2017-10-17 18:25:23.495 EDT] RPC Server: Adding address to whitelist: 127.0.0.1
[2017-10-17 18:25:23.496 EDT] UDP: Failed to set receive buffer: requested 4194304, got 266240
[2017-10-17 18:25:23.496 EDT] UDP: Please add the line "net.core.rmem_max = 4194304" to /etc/sysctl.conf
[2017-10-17 18:25:23.496 EDT] UDP: Failed to set send buffer: requested 1048576, got 266240
[2017-10-17 18:25:23.496 EDT] UDP: Please add the line "net.core.wmem_max = 1048576" to /etc/sysctl.conf
[2017-10-17 18:25:23.496 EDT] DHT: Generating new id
[2017-10-17 18:25:23.548 EDT] Saved "/root/.config/transmission/torrents/example.torrent"
[2017-10-17 18:25:25.825 EDT] Port Forwarding: State changed from "Not forwarded" to "???"
Progress: 0.0%, dl fro[2017-10-17 18:25:28.995 EDT] Changed open file limit from 65536 to 1024
Progress: 0.0%, [1]    7657 killed     transmission-cli example.torrent 

It just gets killed. I made a lot of research, tried to modify in sysctl.conf the rmem and wmem max fields but it's permission denied because of OpenVZ. So how to deal with that?

Thanks in advance

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Is there enough RAM memory for the transmission-cli process?

Run free or top to see how much memory is occupied.

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