Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mips

From: Jason Pepas <cell@×××××××××××.edu>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] on asus wl500g
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 15:53:37
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-mips] on asus wl500g by Hardave Riar
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. -jason pepas -- gentoo-mips@g.o mailing list