[TAG] segmentation fault in aptitude
Benjamin A. Okopnik
ben at linuxgazette.net
Thu Apr 7 20:27:45 MSD 2005
On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 09:55:05AM -0700, Breen Mullins wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 11:25:50AM -0400, Benjamin A. Okopnik wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 07, 2005 at 07:30:24PM +0530, Joydeep Bakshi wrote:
> > > in my system *swapon -s* displays
> > >
> > > Filename Type Size Used Priority
> > > /dev/hda2 partition 125204 44340 -1
> > OK. Kapil's suggestion, regarding "reformatting" that swap partition,
> > may be worthwhile here.
> That's a pretty small swap partition in any case. Joydeep, how much
> RAM do you have in this system? The usual rule of thumb is that your
> swap partition should be 2x the installed RAM.
> > > but *di* command shows
> > >
> > > Filesystem Mount Megs Used Avail %used fs Type
> > > /dev/hda1 / 3981.4 1345.4 2636.1 34% reiserfs
> > > tmpfs /dev/shm 22.6 0.0 22.6 0% tmpfs
> > That last entry _might_ give you problems: 22.6MB for /tmp is pretty
> > small
> But the tmpfs filesystem is a virtual one -- he will still have a /tmp
> directory in his root partition which has plenty of room.
It depends. If /tmp is a mountpoint for tmpfs - as mine was - then
you're actually limited to the size of tmpfs. It gives you a really fast
/tmp, which can be very handy, but...
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