Reducing the time for buildworld

shivanth fordearlinux at
Sun Mar 6 06:03:54 PST 2011

On 3/6/2011 4:05 PM, Alex Hornung wrote:
Hi Shivanth,

your email provides little to no information so right now, nobody can help you.

What system do you have? What DragonFly version are you running? Is it
SMP or UP?
What's the "crash" (I assume panic?) about? Can you get a core dump or
at least a backtrace? You could do so by typing "trace" at the db>
prompt. For the former, you'd type "call dumpsys".
Alex Hornung
On 6 March 2011 07:05, shivanth<fordearlinux at>  wrote:

My system has been running 'make -j3 Buildword ' for an eternity now .
Worst -the make buildword causes the kernel to crash after 3-4 hours .
And it seems the make command does not continue from where it stopped
the last time instead it rebuilds the entire tree . Am i doing something
wrong .Is there a config file for buildwprld where i can change this
Thank you

Well i got it right now . I's running it on a VBox(UP) and it had too 
little memory i guess . And sorry for using the term crash there , the 
make process was actually stopped because it ran out of memory and swap 
.  There's a shell after i pressed the Ctrl-c . So the problem was not 
with the kernel . Then i increased the memory  to 512M and the process 
was completed in 9 hours .

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