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LFS is a project that provides you with the steps necessary to build your own custom Linux system.

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Old 12-15-2003, 08:06 PM   #1
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out of memory- what that mean?


okw ell im not folowing the lfs instuctions exctly im trying to compile glibc for pas 1 (i tryed to skip this and just use the staic compiler to compile this but aparently glibc needs glibc in order to compile - dang what morons did that?) neways when i get to the step "make" it goes ... and teh stops not to far in it says out of memory , the source code and were im compiling to and in are in a partion that is 2 gb big i think (i 4get the exacct numbers) and teh compile is in a partion 300-500 mb big (scrap space at teh end ofmy drive jsut in case i need to put somonething ther like a compiler?. i was wondering if it ment ther was no drive space left or if it ment tehres no ram left
 
Old 12-15-2003, 09:10 PM   #2
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Sounds like you were out of RAM and swap space simultaneously. Try creating a swap file somewhere of a few hundred meg and enable it like:

mkswap /path/to/swapfile &&
swapon /path/to/your/swapfile
 
Old 12-15-2003, 09:41 PM   #3
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thx i have anotehr partions i can use a temp swap space (i was planing to encrypt it later tehn turn it into swap) it looks as if its working but if it fails again i guess i can upgrade to 128mb
 
Old 12-16-2003, 11:52 PM   #4
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well best not post in another thread but another error has acured this time in a fuction inside of uname.c it says it say it cant file file config-uname.h or somthing like that so it wont make cuse its missing the info in that file (by the names of the variables it listed id say its a file that says what kinda sysytem i got and such) ne1 know how to fix plz?
 
  


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