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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: David Brownlee <abs%absd.org@localhost>
To: Sevan Janiyan <sevan%netbsd.org@localhost>
Cc: "gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost" <gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-mips/49903: Panic during installation on WorkPad Z50
(hpcmips) whilst uncompressing base.tgz
Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 11:51:01 +0100
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
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