Re: apt: Dynamic MMap ran out of room
On Sat, 01 May 2004 23:50:05 +0200, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> on Sat, May 01, 2004 at 07:31:07PM +0200, micha (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>> First, i'm not on the list, so please cc to me.
>> I saw exactly the same problem on a friends laptop, when he trtied to
>> upgrade to testing.
>> Maybe it's caused by a misconfigured apt or sth. completely different, but
>> i should mention that
>> I run a local apt-proxy version 1.3.6 from Debian stable - without any
>> problems, since half a year.
>> Now i tried to upgrading to testing. After 'updating' to the new sources
>> list from aptitude ('u') the package lists
>> seem to have been downloaded into the apt-proxy cache properly. For example:
>> /home mi: ls -l /var/cache/apt-proxy/debian/dists/testing/main/binary-i386/
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 aptproxy nogroup 2,8M 2004-04-30 21:00 Packages.gz
>> -rw-r--r-- 1 aptproxy nogroup 81 2004-04-30 21:18 Release
>> But when i start aptitude and it loads the apt cache, there's this error
>> Apt errors
>> E: Dynamic MMap ran out of room
>> E: Error occured while processing tqsllib0 (NewVersion1)
>> E: Problem with MergeList
>> E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
>> There's no package list available, afterwards.
>> When i request a new (offline) upgrade, it says
>> Ouch! Got SIGSEGV, dying..
>> Segmentation fault
>> The same occurs with unstable.
>> Updating the package list still works for stable (woody).
>> The package lists for testing and unstable (main) are quite large (> 2,5 MB)
>> compared to stable.
>> However i don't understand what's going on.
>> This box has 256 MB (mostly unused) RAM and a lot of swap. It runs a kernel
>> 2.4.5 which never
>> showed any memory problem.
>> Any idea will be greatly appreciated !
> # echo 'APT::Cache-Limit "25165824";' >> /etc/apt/atp.conf
That should say apt.conf, not atp.conf
# echo 'APT::Cache-Limit "25165824";' >> /etc/apt/apt.conf
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