Re: Restraining poudriere

From: bob prohaska <>
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 18:07:28 UTC
On Sat, Jun 12, 2021 at 10:45:13AM -0700, Jose Quinteiro wrote:
> On 6/12/21 10:29 AM, bob prohaska wrote:
> > In playing with poudriere on raspberry pi 3 and 4 it seems to
> > work well on the 8 GB Pi4 but is over-optimistic on the 1 GB Pi3.
> > 
> (snip)
> You might want to consider modifying your USE_TMPFS setting in
> poudriere.conf if you are constrained by memory. The default is "yes"
> which means use tmpfs(5) for the work dir and caching. I found I have to
> set this to "data" (caches only) in order to make full use of all my
> cores without running out of memory.

That might be part of my trouble. I thought I'd turned tmpfs off,
and did in /etc/fstab but not in /usr/local/etc/poudriere.conf.

For now I'm going to let it run and see what happens, thus far 
it's nibbling away on llvm10 with one core. Hopefully more cores
will come into play as bootstrap progresses.

Thanks for writing!

bob prohaska