Itching point of curiosity...
crp at cmc.net
Sat Apr 4 19:46:11 UTC 2009
Chris Mohler wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 2:17 PM, Ray Parrish <crp at cmc.net> wrote:
>> The thing that has me puzzled, is where exactly are these anti virus
>> applications, and their updates being installed to?
> Into RAM (tempfs).
Hmmm, very interesting! If I could still get my Ubuntu Live Cd to boot
without errors, I'd give that a try. Unfortunately the very same CD I
used to install Ubuntu with, will no longer complete loading the kernel,
but errors out each time now during that stage. I only used it a couple
of times to install Ubuntu, then kept it safe away in it's protective
sleeve, and now it will not work anymore. 8-( I didn't burn it myself
either, it was one of the free discs obtainable on request from Ubuntu.
I'm not real sure how well that would work on my system, with as little
RAM as I have, and with no swap file in use, it could get a little
Thanks for the clarification, it had been bugging me to death.
Later, Ray Parrish
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