[maemo-users] Not enough memory

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Mon Feb 22 15:02:27 EET 2010

Hamalainen Kimmo (Nokia-D/Helsinki) wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 11:02 +0100, Tamminen Eero (Nokia-D/Helsinki)
>> ext Jason wrote:
>>> On a more technical, get-it-done approach, my problem with OOM was
>>> too much crap in /var/cache/apt/archive/ .  There are two ways to
>>> handle this in a more user friendly manner.  Instead of the OOM
>>> error message, offer to run 'apt-get clean', and/or symlink
>>> /var/cache/apt out to /home/.var.cache.apt .  Which I just tried,
>>> and seems to wfm.
>>> $ sudo gainroot
>>> # cd /var/cache/
>>> # mv apt /home/.var.cache.apt
>>> # ln -sf ../../home/.var.cache.apt apt
>> * Application manager doesn't have caches on rootfs, but on
>>    the 2GB partition.
> Apparently it still has them on rootfs, see the internal bug 144371.

That bug is about using apt directly, not application manager.
It's the same as this public one:

> I
> don't see it necessary to keep these caches on rootfs since the .deb
> cache is not mandatory and the rest (.bin files) can be regenerated
> anytime.

	- Eero
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