Subject: ld not using swap?
To: None <netbsd-users@NetBSD.ORG>
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List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/05/1998 22:04:29
I'm trying to link a rather large program and get the following message:

cc  -o bin/scilex -u _MAIN__  routines/default/FTables.o \
[ many more .o and .a files listed here...] \
libs/comm.a libs/sound.a -L/usr/X11R6/lib -lXaw -lXmu -lXt -lXext -lSM \
-lICE -lX11 -ltermcap -L/usr/pkg/lib -lf2c -lm

 ld: virtual memory
exhausted *** Error code 1


The machine is a Mac IIci, 32 MB of RAM and a ton (150M or so) of swap.

dinah-moe# swapctl -l
Device      1K-blocks     Used    Avail Capacity  Priority
/dev/sd1b       65536     5524    60012     8%    0
/dev/sd2b       98240     5508    92732     6%    0
Total          163776    11032   152744     7%

'top' says

Memory: 2828K Act 6284K Inact 3916K Wired 17M Free 12M Swap 148M Swap free 

'top' shows ld growing to about 16MB before it quits.

I linked the program last week without -g, but am trying to locate a

Any idea how to make ld use more  virtual memory?  I added the sd2b
partition today to try and link this beast.