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On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 09:37:50AM -0600, Hardave Riar wrote:
> The kernel can only swap out pages that are not active. So on your box if a
> single running process requires more than 32MB of active memory it will
> fail since the kernel can not give it that much, even if you have 3Tb of
> swap space. Where this seems to bite alot of people on mips is doing the
> actual compile of glibc, where certain parts of it fail if you have less
> than 128MB because a single gcc process requires that much.
Ahh, now I see. Thanks for explaining that.
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