[Seaside] VM stability on UNIX

Yar Hwee Boon hboon at motionobj.com
Wed Oct 26 07:00:12 UTC 2005

On 25-Oct-05, at AM 08:58, William E Harford wrote:

> On Mon, 2005-10-24 at 17:08 +0400, Dmitry Dorofeev wrote:
>> First trick is to start squeak in a 'safe' way. I.e. you must use
>> squeak -nodisplay -nosound -memory 64m your.image
>> If you dont limit memory usage, it may eat 100% of CPU and stop 
>> responding.
>> Which is known UNIX VM bug as I get from the lists. Its related to 
>> memory usage
>> over 1Gb.
> This is super helpful. I was running into mysterious locking up of
> Squeak. The image would just stop responding after a while and the only
> thing that would fix it was restarting Squeak and sometimes having to
> kill -9 it.
> Maybe this should be added to the Seaside FAQ?

I'm not sure how to word this. I'll put it up if anyone can help to 
write it :)

Hwee Boon
(65) 6764-9774

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