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From: Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2011 10:01:21
Message-Id: ikt1jf$513$1@dough.gmane.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin by Rich Freeman
On 03/05/2011 04:41 AM, Rich Freeman wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 6:46 PM, Alex Alexander<wired@g.o> 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.

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin Rich Freeman <rich0@g.o>
[gentoo-dev] Re: Last rites: www-client/chromium-bin Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de>