make check fails on rhel5/ppc

Jason Evans jasone at
Mon Mar 26 10:12:29 PDT 2012

On Mar 26, 2012, at 12:44 AM, Ingvar Hagelund wrote:
> With the proposed atomic operations for ppc patch, I can finally build
> jemalloc-2.2.5 on rhel5/ppc. make check fails like this for all but the
> bitmap test.
> Too many small size classes (269 > max 256)
> More details below.
> Is this just missing tuning? Where are the knobs to turn?

Something terrible must be wrong with the configuration.  Quantum and page size are the most likely culprits; what are they set at?

The relevant code for this failure is in arena.c:arena_boot().


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