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
+27 82, double three seven, one nine three five

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