Re: [htdig] Re: 3.1.5 strange freeze problem (fwd)


Subject: Re: [htdig] Re: 3.1.5 strange freeze problem (fwd)
From: Geoff Hutchison (ghutchis@wso.williams.edu)
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 13:50:31 PDT


On Tue, 10 Oct 2000, Peter L. Peres wrote:

> >> No, it was not swapping much just then but it is swapping a LOT when it
> >> runs. I have 32 MB RAM and 150 MB swap (on several disks). The swap space
>[snip]
> >Does the htdig process get very big?
>
> Size ~= 60 MB. What is 'very big' on 32 bit Unix ? 1 GB ? ;-)

The question was whether you're swapping because you don't have enough RAM
for the process. Since 60MB > 32MB RAM, you're definitely hitting VM very
hard. So I'm not surprised things are very slow--you need more RAM.

--
-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online
http://wso.williams.edu/

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