Subject: Re: compiling and then the system hangs ??
To: Niels S. Eliasen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 09/07/2003 23:26:33
On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 09:21:52PM +0200, Niels S. Eliasen wrote:
> Hi guys
> I have the weirdest of problems...
> I have installed 1.6.1(and now lately 1.6.0) of my trusty 7300/200 box
> with 196 MB memory, ), 9Gb Seagate ST39140N disk...
> For a long time I could not the system to compile on 1.6.1... after
> some time of compilation(various packages from the "pkgsrc"
> tree:apache, postgresql etc..). I finally gave up thinking there had to
> be something wrong with the CD or the version of the ISO-image that I
> had burned ) ...
> Now I have installed 1.6.0 (from a CD where I have very good experience
> on other systems) and the system behaves in the exact same manner....
> Compiling for instance postgresql goes through it's motions(initially
> it ran our tmp space on the root partition; no worries, made a soft
> link to the /usr partition which has some 7GB of free space) ... the
> system compile and compile, and after a while the system just hangs...
> I am somewhat at a loss here... no discernible dumps/panics or the
> like... just hangs!
> By the way it is actually the "cc1" program thats running at the time
> when the 7200 system comes to a standstill....
> Any ideas anyone ?????
Maybe your system is running out of swap ?
Try to run top while compiling, and see how free ram and swap go
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference