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On 03/05/2011 04:41 AM, Rich Freeman wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 6:46 PM, Alex Alexander<email@example.com> wrote:
>> Anyway, compilation on a modern system shouldn't take more than an
>> hour. ~15-20 minutes on a quad i5.
> Clearly your definition of modern doesn't include my server... :)
> Just checked and the last build clocked in at 192 minutes. I need to
> make sure I have /var/tmp/portage symlinked back to a non-tmpfs
> location whenever I build it or else the system pretty-much dies from
> a lack of RAM.
Then I'd say you have your tmpfs mount options configured wrongly :-)
You should specify a maximum amount of RAM it should use. When it fill
up, it then uses swap.