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Re: port-mips/49903: Panic during installation on WorkPad Z50 (hpcmips) whilst uncompressing base.tgz
The following reply was made to PR port-mips/49903; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Sevan Janiyan <sevan%NetBSD.org@localhost>
Cc: David Brownlee <abs%absd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-mips/49903: Panic during installation on WorkPad Z50
(hpcmips) whilst uncompressing base.tgz
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:32:34 +0100
On 15/05/2015 11:55, David Brownlee wrote:
> On 15 May 2015 at 10:58, Sevan Janiyan <sevan%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> > On 14/05/2015 13:06, David Brownlee wrote:
> >> Though the swap is set to kick in at less than 32M of memory. I would
> >> think we could extend that to less than 64M if it helps this case...
> > As I have a swap partition allocated on the CF card, I thought I'd try
> > to active it before starting with the manual uncompression of base.tgz.
> > I couldn't find a copy of swapon, is the swap activated by some other
> > means or is it just not included in the hpcmips minirootfs?
> Look for swapctl (which is the more general purpose cousin for
> swapon). Installer space being limited you only get the one :)
> I strongly suspect there is an underlying kernel or toolchain bug
> here, rather than out of memory, but its definitely worth a quick
I bumped the value compared against from running get_ramsize() to 64 &
rolled a new release. I took the generic kernel * miniroot.fs from this
& attempted to install 7.0-RC1 again. Same thing, panic on extracting
the base set.
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