Negative caching

Jay Daniels jaydanie at
Sat Jun 20 02:52:03 UTC 2009

see my other post to the list...

Hal Burgiss wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 05:41:41AM -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:
>>      I'd really want to see a ps auwx of the system when it is dog slow.  Even 
>> better:
>> ps auwx | sort -r -k 5 | less | head
> OK, I'll try to hang on to this thought. I am thinking a couple of weeks or so
> before it gets to the point of wanting to reboot. I have looked closely at
> memory stats and I don't see anything that stands out. Firefox is usually well
> ahead of the pack. 
> I also tried XFCE (8.10), loved it at first, found it got VERY slow over time
> (guessed at memory leaks), and went back to gnome now. Thanks.

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