perform builds on a different drive
kamikaze at bsdforen.de
Sat Sep 11 14:20:46 EDT 2010
On 11/09/2010 19:25, Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Sep 2010, Dominic Fandrey wrote:
> DF> Next question, wouldn't tmpfs be a more obvious choice, because it
> DF> expands as needed? I know it's supposed to be experimental, but I
> DF> tried to put one under massive load and wasn't able to panic the
> DF> system.
> FWIW, I tried tmpfs today on decent 8-STABLE/amd64, and twice put my tinderbox
> machine into
> panic: tmpfs_alloc_vp: type 0xffffff000d957c40 0
> (didn't dig into this deeply enough to get backtraces yet; to be done later)
This is really interesting. My /tmp is a tmpfs on every machine
and I don't have such panics.
Did you run memtest? I used to have RAM problems and they only showed
up in memtest, when I ran several instances at once.
I.e. 4 2gb instances on a machine with 8gb RAM.
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