X died overnight

Alan McKinnon alan at linuxholdings.co.za
Wed Mar 15 09:11:12 UTC 2006


On Wednesday 15 March 2006 00:43, Gary Hodges wrote:
> On 3/14/06, Alan McKinnon <alan at linuxholdings.co.za> wrote:

> > This might not be your problem at all but there's nothing worse
> > than trying to find a weird software fault only to discover after
> > much effort that it's hardware after all.
>
> Hi Alan,
>
> What do you make of the free swap space going to zero?  I'm with
> you on hardware related problems.  I've had my share: power supply,
> hot CPUs, flakey memory, etc.  In fact, just last week I replaced
> the PS in this computer.  I might chaulk it up to replacement PS,
> but I've had this same thing happen months ago.  This is actually
> the third time it has happened.  I posted here the last time but
> got scant replies.

You might have something there, it's worth checking out. I've only 
ever run out of swap once so I couldn't begin to tell you what the 
symptoms are. Considering you're not getting many replies I'd say 
that applies to most people as well.

-- 
Alan McKinnon
alan at linuxholdings dot co dot za
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