binutils pass 1

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 06:05:47 PST 2006


On 2/14/06, Tor Olav Stava <t-ol-sta at online.no> wrote:
> beanboy at beanboy.f2s.com wrote:
>
> >System:
> >
> >Intel 233MMX
> >80Mb RAM
> >2.6Gb HDD
> >Debian Sarge (Kernel: 2.6.8-2)
<snip>
>
> I once tried to build on a similar computer (200MMX, 96MB RAM), and also
> got segmentation faults.. Turned out it was running out of RAM. Setting
> up a Large swap partition solved the problem. (I set up 1GB swap, maybe
> overkill, but it solved the segmentation issues)

That's a really good suggestion.  80MB is definitely not enough to
build large programs like gcc.

--
Dan



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