Subject: Re: system unresponsive with recent viaide changes
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nicolas Joly <email@example.com>
Date: 10/31/2006 11:09:58
On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 08:15:07PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 01:23:12AM +0100, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> > [...]
> > Here is the scenario i made, and the memory/swap footprint seen with
> > top(1):
> > 1) Boot kernel, everything fine.
> > Memory: 41M Act, 4068K Wired, 9556K Exec, 11M File, 290M Free
> > Swap: 4096M Total, 4096M Free
> > 2) build kernel (no parallelism). After some time swapping arise ...
> > Memory: 9756K Act, 5256K Inact, 4004K Wired, 4280K Exec, 2220K File, 1252K Free
> > Swap: 4096M Total, 78M Used, 4018M Free
> > 3) hit ^C before situation becomes too bad; and wait some time before
> > recover.
> > Memory: 8224K Act, 2428K Inact, 4084K Wired, 3204K Exec, 4364K File, 5584K Free
> > Swap: 4096M Total, 24M Used, 4072M Free
> It's weird, where did the memory go ?
I don't know. But, in the mean time, the problem has vanished with
updated sources. I had to reboot a few times to build the new kernel
... I works now.
Thanks, and sorry again for blaming viaide changes.
Biological Software and Databanks.
Institut Pasteur, Paris.