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Re: makewhatis problem

> Just to add to the mystery:  I ran makewhatis on my machine with 4MB
> RAM and 8MB swap space while logged in and doing other things; I got
> the 'Couldn't re-allocate memory' message as well.
> I rebooted, started the job using 'nohup' and logged out.  When I
> checked the machine a few hours later, everything had gone well.

This is great (weird, but great).  After seeing the above I opened an
xterm, went to root, and did a nohup /usr/man /usr/X386/man, logged
out from the xterm, and now it made my whatis database!


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