Am Freitag, 25. September 2009 01:22:41 schrieb Mirko Vogt:
Unfortunately OpenZIM seems to consume an amount of
memory the Ben isn't
able to serve (it has 32MB of RAM).
Even with a really minimalistic system (lightweight kernelconfig +
busybox-based rootfs, having just a shell) and accessing the zimreader
via a webbrowser running on another machine, OpenZIM is getting killed
by the kernels out-of-memory killer after a few clicks.
I had a discussion with Mirko Lindner about this issue a few days ago.
My guess was that the caches inside zimreader are to aggressive.
Zimreader tries to optimize access time by caching the extracted data and by
pre-fetching articles which are linked in the currently viewed article.
Another issue may be that the cluster size (number of articles which are
bundled together for better compression) might be too high.
For this I filed a bug: http://bugs.openzim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9
Is there a way of configuring / adjusting the
zimreader to reduce memory
consumption to get it running smoothly and stable on device such the ben
Concerning the caches I suggest that the zimreader gets a configure
option "--low-memory" which disables pre-fetching and limits the number of
I asked Mirko to file a bug for this.
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