[Techtalk] Mystery cache

Val Henson val.henson at gmail.com
Wed Apr 19 17:28:44 EST 2006

On 4/11/06, David Sumbler <david at aeolia.co.uk> wrote:
> I have now tried this.  "Building Dependency Tree", without swap, took
> less than half the time it has been taking with swap enabled.  But
> once that was finished, I got:
> __alloc_pages: 0-order allocation failed (gfp=0x1d2/0)
> VM: killing process apt-get
> Killed
> I assume that that means that it ran out of memory.

I'm afraid at this point your only real option is to reduce memory
usage.  There are a number of tools and tips out there for embedded
developers that you might find useful.


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