[rescue] Solaris vs sparclinux

Andrew M Hoerter amh at pobox.com
Mon Jun 15 19:39:47 CDT 2015

On 6/15/15 9:46, Meelis Roos wrote:

> Tried OpenBSD 5.7 sparc64 now. Netinst is still inconvenient so I used
> install57.iso from CD and it installed fine wit no troulble at all (just
> had to wait till I happen to be near the server).
> Now, for benchmarks, I have not gotten far - pkg_add installed git fine
> but my first step of cloning a big repo already failed:
 > [...]
> There wa more than 15G RAM free, on a 64-bit system...

/etc/login.conf imposes some resource limits in a default OpenBSD 
installation -- you might want to check that with 'ulimit'.

One might also ask why git requires so much memory simply to check out a 
source tree, but I guess that's another discussion entirely.

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