squeak hogs memory on linux?

Greg Lewin greg at quokka.demon.co.uk
Wed Jun 10 23:40:17 UTC 1998

In message <199806102054.WAA06800 at monet.cs.uni-magdeburg.de>, Andreas
Raab <raab at isgnw.cs.Uni-Magdeburg.DE> writes
>This might be an X-server problem. What X-server are you using? On my
>Linux system (S.U.S.E. 4.0 + XFree 3.3.2) it's running perfectly.
I think mine is XFree but will check.

>> At a vague guess this could be a garbage collection problem.
>No. The VM allocates all the memory used by the image beforehand and never
>shrinks or expands it afterwards.
OK - I should have known that.

>Does it happen with a fresh image or have you set up your image to run
>any special stuff (say, PWS or such)?

the image is recently installed with no special tailoring. I'll look
into the X server thing: an upgrade to official redhat 5.1 would supply
the metro Xserver.

Greg Lewin

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