[Box-Admins] squeaksource.com

Chris Muller ma.chris.m at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 19:46:01 UTC 2017

I know how to do it.  I can take it on in late April or early May, or
assist someone else before then.

On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 2:04 PM, Levente Uzonyi <leves at caesar.elte.hu> wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Mar 2017, Chris Muller wrote:
>> A few months ago, we lost weeks of user updates due to image
>> persistence saving itself as an unlaunchable image (> 1GB
>> interpreter).  All the latest code for SqueakSource is ready and
>> available at http://source.squeak.org/ss.  This is the codebase that
>> has been supporting source.squeak.org for several months now.  It's
>> stable.
>> Squeaksource is important.  Is there any reason not to update the
>> image and code ASAP?
> Just one: someone has to do it. Someone who knows how to do it.
> Levente
>> On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 1:44 PM, Levente Uzonyi <leves at caesar.elte.hu>
>> wrote:
>>> Okay, I downloaded the image and started up on my machine.
>>> It greeted me with 2 errors. Both were related to not being able to start
>>> up
>>> the web server.
>>> Does this image save itself periodially? If so, it was saved when it had
>>> these debuggers open, basically killing itself.
>>> Levente
>>> On Fri, 24 Mar 2017, Levente Uzonyi wrote:
>>>> Hi All,
>>>> as you may know, squeaksource.com is down. I had a look and found that
>>>> - the image had fallen into a GC cycle consuming 100% cpu and about 500
>>>> MB
>>>> o memory
>>>> - restarting the image didn't help with that
>>>> - I added the -mmap 1024m parameter to its arguments, and it stopped the
>>>> CPU grinding, and the memory usage has fallen below 500 MB since then.
>>>> This
>>>> also means that the VM's default memory limit is actually 500MB contrary
>>>> to
>>>> the 1GB stated by the VM.
>>>> - but, the image is still not able to start up properly. it's probably
>>>> stuck on something simple, but due to the lack of VNC, I just couldn't
>>>> check
>>>> what was wrong
>>>> Levente

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