Re: compliation errors under heavy load
Bernhard Reiter wrote:
>On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 12:42:27PM +0200, Julien Pervillé wrote:
>>I experienced the stability problem when doing heavy
>>compilation on this ibook g4. The culprit was the preemptible kernel
>>option. I first suspected bad memory, but this laptop is working fine
>>with OSX. Recompiling without CONFIG_PREEMPT did the trick. This is a
>If this is a known issue,
>why not turn off PREEMPT by default
>and add a warning to the describing text?
This is a 'Know Issue' ... at least is known to a lot of people,
particularly on Gentoo because its source based distribution.
I don't know if debian default ppc kernel has preempt enabled or not ...
if it is i agree with u that it should be disabled. ;)
>I also have problems during heavy compiles (Powerbook 5,6 G4)
>and will try 2.6.12-pre6 without PREEMPT now.
>Thanks for the hints!
Good Luck ;)