Subject: Re: sbrk: grow 16384 failed, error = 12
To: Nathan J. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Earnshaw <Richard.Earnshaw@buzzard.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: 02/22/2005 20:54:34
On 22 Feb 2005 15:33:16 EST, "Nathan J. Williams" wrote:
> Richard Earnshaw <Richard.Earnshaw@buzzard.freeserve.co.uk> writes:
> > Running -current from about a week ago on an evbarm board (IQ31244) a
> > build of libgcj.so (from gcc 4 sources) is dying with the error:
> > sbrk: grow 16384 failed, error = 12
> > Any clues as to why? It's not the overall process size (I've upped the
> > data segment size to 1GB and it's not getting anywhere near that). It
> > seems that it's running out of free pages (ie isn't swapping pages out
> > fast enough to satisfy demand), but why isn't it just waiting for more to
> > become available?
> > Is there a sysctl I can tweak to up fmin and ftarg?
> Does the board have any swap configured?
> - Nathan
Yep, 1GB on local disk.