creates very large swapfile on 64-bit linux

Bug #576295 reported by Lenin on 2010-05-06
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
dphys-swapfile (Debian)
Fix Released
dphys-swapfile (Ubuntu)
Nominated for Lucid by Lenin
Nominated for Maverick by Lenin

Bug Description

Binary package hint: dphys-swapfile

ls -la /proc/kcore
-r-------- 1 root root 140737486266368 2010-05-06 10:41 /proc/kcore

of that size actually. the package got fixed in debian (-3), please sync it.
it's really bad when you install this during installation and your /var goes out of space,
since many programs won't work properly anymore.

Axel Beckert (xtaran) on 2010-05-06
Changed in dphys-swapfile (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Axel Beckert (xtaran)
status: In Progress → Confirmed
assignee: Axel Beckert (xtaran) → nobody
Axel Beckert (xtaran) wrote :

Related Debian bug report:

Philip Muškovac (yofel) wrote :
tags: added: lucid
Changed in dphys-swapfile (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Philip Muškovac (yofel) on 2010-05-14
Changed in dphys-swapfile (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in dphys-swapfile (Debian):
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Samy Ateia (samyateia) wrote :

This bug still exists in lucid

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