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RE: [nslu2-general] Unable to format - out of memory

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  • Inge Bjørnvall Arnesen
    Is swap enabled? What does top say during this process (pay attention to memory use). -- Inge ... From: nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 31 3:58 AM
      Is swap enabled? What does top say during this process (pay attention to
      memory use).

      -- Inge


      ----Original Message----
      From: nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com
      [mailto:nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of epkulse
      Sent: 31. august 2005 12:43 To:
      nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com Subject: [nslu2-general]
      Unable to format - out of memory

      > Hi,
      >
      > tried to format my LaCie 250 GB disk with:
      >
      > mke2fs -j /dev/sda1
      >
      > The process terminated after roughly 1/2 a minute due to
      > lack of memory - got this message from dmesg:
      >
      > Out of Memory: Killed process 436 (mke2fs).
      >
      > Is this an internal problem in the SLUG handling memory
      > in a bad way? Could that also have something to do with
      > problems to handle file copies etc using big disks like
      > this?
      >
      > I will try to format the disk in my Fedora Box, and then
      > see if I can re-connect it to the SLUG.
      >
      > /Uffe
      >
      >
      >
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