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Re: Weird process hangs on r5k-ip22

On Tue, Aug 04, 2009 at 11:20 -0700, David Daney wrote:
> Siggy Brentrup wrote:
> >On Mon, Aug 03, 2009 at 21:56 +0200, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> >>On Mon, Aug 03, 2009 at 07:57:15AM -0700, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> >>>* Siggy Brentrup <debian@psycho.i21k.de> [2009-08-03 14:10]:
> >>>>The box has 64M of memory, swap space is ~200M.
> >>how much swap is used during compiling ? Does adding more swap help ?
> >
> >Ample swap left, I overestimated numbers in my previous mail.
> >
> The question is not if there is available swap space, it is if the
> build is thrashing swap.
> Does your ip22 have more than a single CPU core?  Mine doesn't.  Try
> removing the '-j2' from the build in order to reduce memory
> pressure.

I forgot to mention, I already tried to by placing MAKE_FLAGS="-j 1"
after sudo in the command line below, but to no avail.

> If I had only 64MB of RAM I wouldn't try to do too much at the same time.

Neither do I, -j 2 was hardcoded in 2 places in debian/rules.
ATM the next build is running.  With debian/rules configure not
configuring I'm still waiting for configure to finish (as on every run :()
before I can see if removing -j 2 helps.

> >If you want to, you may look at
> >
> >  http://winnegan.doesntexist.com/mips/
> >
> >to find the build log generated by
> >  2>&1 sudo ./debian/rules build | tee ../build.log
> >as well as a screen shot showing top moments before I interrupted
> >the build.

I'm stopping boa now, no more access to that URL.

Thanks for responding
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