kernel debugging: seeing swap issues in 7.0

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sat May 24 15:32:03 UTC 2008

paul beard wrote:
> On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 1:28 AM, Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
>> There is no bug in gcc.  Your system does not have enough memory to
>> run the compilation job, so you are thrashing it severely.  Try
>> turning down the CFLAGS optimization level, or use a precompiled
>> package from the FTP site or built on another machine.
> That's as may be, but the initial warning/error message was that the
> gcc folks wanted a big filed. If there is a package for this, I'll go
> that route.

The gcc message is a secondary failure from the process being killed at 
an unexpected point when your system ran out of memory.


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