[SOLVED??] Re: aptitude dying?
On 2008-09-20 22:14, Chris Bannister wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 12:25:51PM +0200, Johannes wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> on my etch I 'suddenly' get a very funny behaviour when running aptitude:
>> 11:36:30-jw@johannes2:~$ aptitude search pppoe
>> terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::bad_alloc'
>> what(): St9bad_alloc
> I get that sometimes too. Don't know why, but as root a:
> echo 1000000000 > /proc/sys/kernel/shmmax
> seems to cure it.
> For the record; my command is $ apt-cache search <package>
For the record: today it works without that echo or anything else
modified, as far as I can tell...