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Re: Problem with compiling packages



fre, 12.11.2004 kl. 17.14 skrev John (J5) Palmieri:
> On Fri, 2004-11-12 at 11:07 -0500, Amitabha Roy wrote:
> > Hello:
> > I have a rather run of the mill Fedora box running FC3 which for some reason
> > refuses to compile large projects.  For example, lets say I check
> > out CVS emacs, run configure and make, it starts the compilation process,
> > runs for a while and then either the machine freezes (and I have to
> > restart the machine)
> > or it just reboots.
> > 
> > The same thing happens when I try to recompile kdemultimedia
> > according to the advice in 
> > http://www.holovaty.com/linux/fedorafaq/kde_mp3.html
> > 
> > I do not know whether this a gcc leak or what it is. 
> > 
> > There is no log of what exactly causes this as far as I can see. 
> > Can someone please suggest ways I can debug this ? 
> > Or some way to hunt down the culprit ?
> > 
> > Amitabha
> 
> Are you sure it is not a hardware problem?  I used to have problems with
> my AMD cpu overheating during intensive tasks such as massive compiles.
> This would trip the sensors that protect the CPU from melting and either
> freeze the OS or reboot the machine.  Getting some silver conducting
> paste from the local computer shop and resetting my heat sync fixed the
> problem. 

Or it could be a memory failure.

I personaly heard it suggested several times that compiling OO is a good
test for memory correctness, beckause it does a helluva lot more to the
machine and demands quite a lot more than a simple RAM test...


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