Re: 1gb RAM + 1gb SWAP + make -j bzImage = OOM

From: Stephan von Krawczynski (
Date: Sat Jan 05 2002 - 10:19:58 EST

On Fri, 4 Jan 2002 16:42:43 -0800
Nicholas Knight <> wrote:

> I have absilutely no trouble reproducing on an 800MHz Athlon with 256MB
> RAM/256MB swap on 2.4.17

The simple question is: is the RAM sufficient at all to spawn such a lot of cc
processes? In my setup I get around 1000 concurrently working during -j. This
sounds like a real problem for 256/256, or not?


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