virtual memory exhausted (uclibc and linux-2.6.14)

Robert Connolly robert at
Mon Nov 28 15:25:25 PST 2005

I'm pretty sure this is related to Xorg doing a segfault during building in 

This, and the below, problem is only during compile time. When I built my 
system running linux-2.6.11, then upgraded to 2.6.14, Xorg runs normally, and 
make modules_install worked.


On November 28, 2005 08:26 am, brucem128 at wrote:
> Yes, I ran into that problem as well. Similarly, I couldn't figure out how
> to fix it so I had to build my kernel with no modules...
> Bruce
> > Hi. I'm getting virtual memory exhausted errors from make modules_install
> > with kernel 2.6.14+, and uclibc. I have 1GB of ram, and another GB of
> > swap, and the error happens even after a fresh boot with most of the
> > memory free. I found one post on google with this problem, but no
> > suggestion or solution.
> >
> >
> > Are any of you having this problem? I've disabled modules for the moment.
> >
> > robert
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