[Slackbuilds-users] Cannot Build OpenCASCADE
rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sat Sep 24 16:56:56 UTC 2011
On Sat, 24 Sep 2011, Ottavio wrote:
> But if you have 4G of ram you still have (4 - 1.7) G of ram available +
> swap. If you mount tmpfs on /tmp, /tmp will be located in ram + swap. Then
> you can change the .SlackBuild to point to /tmp.
I have 8G swap space.
Does it matter where .SlackBuild points?
> I have this line in /etc/fstab:
> tmpfs /tmp tmpfs defaults,noatime,mode=1777 0 0
> You can take the "noatime" out of that line.
What is the role of tmpfs during a SlackBuild? If there's sufficient disk
space is tmpfs used at all? I understand that it functions like a RAM disk,
but if there's ~6G RAM available for the build, and the swap space, why does
it crash the machine?
I'm trying to understand so I can avoid the inconvenience of a reboot.
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