Ha ha - now it is an option! But only for the last two years so I don't
feel stupid for doing what I did.
From the memcached man page on OS X:
" -I <size>
Override the default size of each slab page. Default is
1mb. Default is 1m, minimum is 1k, max is 128m. Adjusting this value
changes the item size limit. Beware that this also increases the number
of slabs (use -v to view), and the overal memory usage of