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SubjectRe: Virtual memory exhausted?
I tried this the other day (I have 96Mb) and also ran out of
virtual memory (96Mb + 36Mb swap). Maybe we need newer
versions of make? I can put a number in like
make -j 10 and that works fine.


On 11 Jun 1996, Simon Josefsson wrote:

> When I try to compile the kernel with "make -j zImage" it just stops with an
> "Virtual memory exhausted" at ~60 % done, I thought that was due to all the
> swapping so I upgraded to 64MB (had 32MB before) and I still can't do it.
> It doesn't access the disc much so the swap couldn't be =that= exhausted. Any
> clues to get this to work?
> How much memory are you running on, when compiling (successfully) with -j?
> Running linux2, 64MB, P133, AHA2940, /usr/src is IBM 1GB. I still only have
> 256kb of cache (I'm shopping for more) so it isn't much faster than with 32MB
> but I think that wouldn't affect the virtual-memory-thing.
> Nice to see the 2.0-release, btw. I'm having a linux2.0 release-party this
> weekend, so if anyone happens to be in Stockholm; you're welcome. :)
> // JaS

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