On Monday 28 January 2008 04:40:31 Markus Ingendahl wrote:
> I managed to get it up and running after 3 hours!
> The reason: I followed the following guide to prepare to run Debian from
> a flash drive:
> That's what caused to OOM.
> I just skipped these "optimizations" and no OOM any more.
> Any idea why?
I had a similar problem when trying to install debian with a 256 MB swap.
I ended up increasing it to 1 GB, with which it finally worked.
There's a post about the linux kernel overcommitting it's swap (check my
thread from a few days ago - there's a link to the issue). I think this is
One of the optimisations given on the cyrius page is reducing the swap usage,
which I can see being a problem on the slug because there's not much memory