I use my boxes for daily work and in most cases, the usage of applications is 
the same.
Compiling the OS and updating ports while having claws-mail and firefox opened 
is some
usual scenario.

I realise since a couple of weeks, if not months now, but always sticky to 
that the system is even with 8 GB RAM very quickly out of memory and swapping. 
As of
today - updating CURRENT (buildword) and also updating ports. Nothing else 
firefox. And the box is using 1% swapspace.

It is hard to reproduce or give exact numbers or any more scientific values. 
But the way
I do my work is monotonic and it is more than obvious that the box is swapping 
faster right now than, say, 6 months ago. The problem occurs on different 
hardware types,
one box has 8 GB, the other 32GB.

There are some strange behaviours when compiling ports or the OS itself 
sometimes. I very
often linker errors with something like

[...] relocation truncated to fit: R_X86_64_PC32 [...]

This strange behaviour sometimes occurs immediately I switched on the box and 
updating and building world (nothing else done so far) or updating a port. When 
error occurs, I reboot and do the very same job again - and then suddenly it 
works. It
seems I can not reproduce this problem either. It occurs on 11.0-CURRENT since 
a couple
of weeks by now and affects different hardware types (as with the unspecific 
experience mentioned above, either 8GB and 32GB, but it occurs on the 8GB bixes 
much more
often than on the 32GB system).

I'm sorry about this unspecific reporting, but since I observe this strange 
behaviour but
can not successfully reproduce it by will I suspect something "faulty". I did 
already RAM
checks on the systems affected - without any abnormal occurence of memory 
faults or so.


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