virtual memory exhausted (uclibc and linux-2.6.14)

brucem128 at comcast.net brucem128 at comcast.net
Mon Nov 28 16:47:00 PST 2005


I managed to build and run xorg without issue. I have not encountered any other problems compiling stuff. 

Bruce


> I'm pretty sure this is related to Xorg doing a segfault during building in 
> xcbuild/lib/X11.
> 
> 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.
> 
> robert
> 
> On November 28, 2005 08:26 am, brucem128 at comcast.net 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.
> > > http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?threadid=382824
> > >
> > > Are any of you having this problem? I've disabled modules for the moment.
> > >
> > > robert
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