Friday, October 19, 2018

Arch: System freezes when coping large files from usb

Add the following two lines to /etc/sysctl.d/99-sysctl.conf (create if not exists)
vm.dirty_background_ratio=1 vm.dirty_ratio=2
vm.vfs_cache_pressure = 50

To apply use sudo sysctl -p /etc/sysctl.d/99-sysctl.conf or restart.

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Arch: Python 3.6 rpc/rpc.h missing

The solution was to manually specify where `rpc/rpc.h` was for configuration: CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/include/tirpc" ./configure --prefix=/opt/python362 --enable-shared -I/usr/include/tirpc