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Re: Memory savings

On Thu, Jun 28, 2007 at 03:05:48PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> > Somebody (architecture maintainers?) should update lowmem for all of
> > this.
> For i386 it seems that lowmem level 1 can be dropped from 72 to 48 mb.
> The max memory usage point is just before anna loads templates, when it
> gets down to ~5 mb free. This jumps to ~15 mb free after the templates
> are loaded and trimmed, and even partman doesn't drop it much below 10
> mb free. Running in 48 mb without any lowmem -- wow!

As discussed on IRC, with any luck this should drop even further, since
you were using trunk anna which raises the high-water mark and I've
reverted that change. Your numbers and my memory suggest maybe 40MB or

I wonder if it would be worth adding top and du to standard images so
that it's easier to spot memory hogs?

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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