I'm trying to compress a large archive with multi-threading enabled, however, my system keeps freezing up and runs out of memory.
OS: Manjaro 21.1.0 Pahvo
Kernel: x86_64 Linux 5.13.1-3-MANJARO
Shell: bash 5.1.9
NAME TYPE SIZE USED PRIO
/swapfile file 32G 0B -2
I've tried this with a
/swapfile 2x the amount of RAM I have (32GB) but the system would always freeze once >90% of total RAM has been used, and would seem to not make use of the /swapfile.
Total amount of physical memory (RAM) : 15910 MiB
Memory usage limit for compression: Disabled
Memory usage limit for decompression: Disabled
I'm new to using
xz so please bear with me, but is there a way to globally enable the memory usage limiter and for the Total amount of physical memory (RAM) to take into account the space made available by