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Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> 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<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.
> I take that back. It seems you can't do that with tmpfs :-(
It seems you correct the first time.
I found the same examples in other paces as well. One is in the mount