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Re: install/56582: port-atari freeze on installation when extracting base.tgz
The following reply was made to PR port-atari/56582; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Brownlee <abs%absd.org@localhost>
To: Jason Thorpe <thorpej%me.com@localhost>
Cc: gnats-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost, port-atari-maintainer%netbsd.org@localhost,
gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost, netbsd-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost, dross%pobox.com@localhost
Subject: Re: install/56582: port-atari freeze on installation when extracting base.tgz
Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2021 23:05:31 +0000
On Thu, 30 Dec 2021 at 14:49, Jason Thorpe <thorpej%me.com@localhost> wrote:
> > On Dec 30, 2021, at 12:10 AM, Michael van Elst <mlelstv%serpens.de@localhost> wrote:
> > mlockall() returns ENOMEM when the system- or per-process-limit is exceeded,
> > you can ignore it. Worst thing is that ntpd gets swapped out and cannot
> > sync time anymore.
> > ntpd uses about 7MB RAM (about 3MB shared). You probably don't want
> > to have this locked in memory on a small machine. Adding
> > rlimit memlock -1
> > to ntp.conf should prevent it from trying.
> I wonder if we should add a heuristic in ntpd to auto-tune for this.
I'd be loudly in favour of this - people should be able to set things
explicitly, but we really should be defaulting more things based on
current memory and or relative compute level.
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