If the AIX operating system runs low on paging space during a compilation, the compiler issues one of the following messages:
1501-229 Compilation ended due to lack of space. 1501-224 fatal error in ../exe/xlCcode: signal 9 received.
If lack of paging space causes other compiler programs to fail, the following message is displayed:
To minimize paging-space problems, do any of the following and recompile your program:
To check the current paging-space settings enter the command: lsps -a or use the AIX System Management Interface Tool (SMIT) command smit pgsp.
The paging-space overview in AIX Version 4 System User's Guide: Operating System and Devices describes paging space and how to allocate it.