On Wed, Apr 11, 2001 at 09:59:58AM -0400, Jack Howarth wrote:
> I just upgraded my G4/AGP from 256M to 512M ram. I had 255M swap
> (which I have now increased to 1.2G of swap). I am finding that with
> 512M I get random hangs on the swapon -a in my rc.sysinit. This
> is with either 255M or 1.2G of swap and with either all the ram
> or mem=256M. This problem never occurred when I had less ram.
> I am using the current Linux 2.4.4pre1 kernel from bitkeeper.
> I am currently using the stock rawhide srpms on my machine.
> Someone said that I should switch to Debian because it was
> the only distro with a properly working utils-linux. Do you know
> where I can get the ppc specific patches Debian has applied to
> utils-linux to resolve this issue. Thanks in advance.
get the .diff.gz and the .orig.tar.gz. (The .dsc has the PGP signatured
md5 hashes, and the package info). The multiple available versions are from
the multiple releases of Debian: stable, testing, and unstable. Also, some
archs are at different versions than others. The powerpc binary packages
are version 2.10s-2 (stable), and 2.11a-2 (unstable and testing). Most other
archs are at 2.11b-2. To get the source for the powerpc Debian package
that's current, grab the 2.11a tarball and 2.11a-2 diff. (the -2 is the
debian package version, the 2.11a is the upstream version.)
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