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On 03/05/2011 12:00 PM, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 03/05/2011 04:41 AM, Rich Freeman wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 6:46 PM, Alex Alexander<firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
I take that back. It seems you can't do that with tmpfs :-(