problems with mokomakefile

Claes Mogren claes.mogren at
Sun Jul 15 17:01:33 CEST 2007

Hi Henrik!

I had huge issues with busybox too, taking up to 900mb ram on my 3000+ amd
with 1gb ram, making the computer swap like mad. To complete the full build
from scratch takes about 7.5h on my machine.


On 7/15/07, henrik at <henrik at> wrote:
> Hello list
> I know it's not the official way of doing things, but i'm just getting
> started with openmoko development and I'm trying to use mokomakefile to
> get a quick-start..
> I'm using Ubuntu 7.04, workstation is a P4D 2.8GHz, with 1GB ram and loads
> of hd-space.
> I follow this:
> guide and all is well up to th point where I should build the
> openmoko-devel-image.
> after 30 - 40 minutes of compiling different packages, my workstation
> almost stops responding.. the load is between 16.00 and 20.00, and I have
> a process (ccl) that consumes 45% of my ram.
> it's always the compile of busybox that triggers this.. all other compiles
> works fine.
> is this the way it's supposed to work? should I just let it churn away at
> it?
> apx. how long will a full compile of the openmoko-devel-image take on my
> hardware?
> Best regards
> Henrik Width
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