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Re: Swap Space Not Being Used?



On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 20:38 -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 05:33:40PM -0400, RICHARD wrote:
>  > I'm using FC4 on a Dell Inspiron 2200 (for over 1 year). OOo has started
>  > crashing when working with inserting large picture files (although I've
>  > worked with them in the past without problem).
>  
> You may be hitting a kernel bug where the out-of-memory killer triggers too soon.
> (dmesg will tell you if so).  I'm not sure if FC4 ever got fixed, but as it's
> now in the hands of fedora-legacy, there won't be updates to more recent upstream
> kernels.
> 
> 	Dave
> 

I just replied to another message. I think when I installed acpitool and
tried to suspend (a couple days ago) that screwed something up. Do you
think that upgrading to FC5 would solve the problem? I was hoping to
wait for a larger hard drive before upgrading to FC5 but I don't know if
I can wait another week until the drive shows up.

Rick B.


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