RPI3 swap experiments, was Re: GPT vs MBR for swap devices
fbsd at www.zefox.net
Sun Jun 24 23:10:13 UTC 2018
I've tried to replicate the RPi3 "run out of swap" experiment after
updating source, kernel and world to r335576. Roughly the same things happen:
Errors flood the console, when swap usage goes a bit over 80% the machine becomes
unresponsive. No sign of the OOM assassin.
However, -j4 buildworld got all the way to building libraries. With r334939 it
always stopped in cross tools. That seems like a significant improvement
in swap usage efficiency. Is this to be expected?
What details were captured can be seen at
in case they're of interest.
Thanks for reading,
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