[all] navit install problems
tanuva at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 6 20:47:04 CEST 2009
I experienced that behaviour, too, 100% reproducible, so probably no
coincidence. But I'd like to know what the hell opkg does there which
fills all the memory?!
Am Montag, 6. Juli 2009 20:38:17 schrieb Yorick Moko:
> or disable xserver....
> I also have seen the strange behaviour that with xserver stopped and a
> swapfile of 128MB, i could not opkg upgrade navit, but when I typed
> "opkg install navit" it did work
> but that can be 100% coincidence
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 3:59 PM, Xavier Cremaschi
<omega.xavier at gmail.com>wrote:
> > Robin Paulson a écrit :
> > > 2009/7/6 Christ van Willegen <cvwillegen at gmail.com>:
> > >> On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 1:09 PM, Jeffrey
> > >>
> > >> Ratcliffe<jeffrey.ratcliffe at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >>> It works if you set up a swapfile.
> > >>
> > >> Having to set up a swap file for an .ipk file of 3M in size still
> > >> seems unreasonable...
> > >
> > > the ipk i installed was over 5MB - i presume it expands to some
> > > huge size and is stored in ram. i tried the --tmpdir switch (which
> > > i assumed would unpack it straight to disk rather than to ram) but
> > > that didn't help at all
> > dd if=/dev/zero of=/path/to/swapfile bs=1M count=128
> > mkswap /path/to/swapfile
> > swapon /path/to/swapfile
> > then retry.
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