On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 08:57:50PM +0100, Ronny Standtke wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just gave a first shot at remastering the shiny new Knoppix 5.3. The very
> first thing I run into was a cryptic error message when calling "apt-get
> update" in the chroot environment:
> "Dynamic MMap ran out of room"
> Great. I am a very long time Linux user and I needed Google to understand the
> problem and find the solution. My attempt at translating the original riddle
> to human English language is "The apt cache limit is too low". I solved the
> problem by doubling the value of "APT::Cache-Limit" in /etc/apt/apt.conf.
I wonder why we did not notice this problem on our mastering system. :-/
And why does apt-get use a static memory size instead of allocating
> Klaus, maybe you can fix this before releasing the 5.3 download version so
> that Dynamic MMap gets as much room as it wants to occupy?
Done, I doubled the value as you recommended.