I have been experiencing the same problem and it started when my hosting company recently installed bug fixes to PHP 5.2.1. The first obvious problem was that most pages of all sites using PHP would not load. then later I discovered nobody could upload pictures of more than a few KB in ppClassifieds or Photopost. I have copied part of the hosting company's last reply below:
This is nowhere near a good enough solution as people have got used to uploading up to six images as big as 2mb each. I will need to make some drastic changes to what users are allowed to upload.
If anyone has a better solution I would love to know about it.
I was able to upload some decent sized images after setting the server limits to 32Mb. I had some trouble with the 650Kb image but then I cleared out their 'uploads' folder of the unprocessed stuff (as suggested by the photopost developers) and then it went through just fine. I think that this software isn't making smart use of the conversion and that's why it's wanting to allocate 90Mb just for some larger images. I'm sorry but we just aren't willing to increase the memory limits any higher than 32Mb as this is a shared hosting environment. |
The reason that this would have started happening after February 21st is because of the bug fixes to PHP 5.2.1 where it actually *started* enforcing the memory limits that were in the server config. What may seem like a bug at the server level now is actually a bug fix, and is in fact the software beginning to work properly.