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Re: Testing 2.4.x or 2.6.x kernels on Amiga

On Sun, 29 Aug 2004, Peter Krummrich wrote:
> Unfortunately, the scripts had problems with merging the lists of available
> packeges. The following error messages were displayed:
> Reading Package Lists... Error!
> E: Dynamic MMap ran out of room
> E: Error occured while processing xtel (NewVersion1)
> E: Problem with MergeList
> /var/lib/apt/lists/debian.tu-bs.de_debian_dists_testing_main_binary-m68k_Packages
> E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
> Did I run out of memory/swap space or is this a problem with the programs
> involved in the merging process? I have 64MBytes of RAM and a swap
> partition of 200 MBytes. Are these package files really that big?

Add the following to /etc/apt/apt.conf:

    APT::Cache-Limit 10000000;

If it still fails, increase the number.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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