[Novalug] Do I have a memory leak??
dan_arico at aricosystems.com
Fri Sep 26 15:55:38 EDT 2008
On Friday 26 September 2008 03:45:26 pm Beartooth wrote:
> One of my machines, running Fedora 9, had gotten
> excruciatingly slow; and the first graph in the system monitor on
> the panel, showing memory and swap, was nearly always maxxed out
> -- reading in the upper nineties.
> I had more memory installed, doubling what it had before.
> Big improvement -- for a few days. Now it's as before.
> How do I tell what the problem is and what to do about
> it? Or can I? (Remember I don't code, and I don't speak
> hardware.) Fwiw, I'm not having similar problems with my other
> Fedora machines.
I had a similar problem a few years ago. It happened when I opened a
particular partition in Konqueror. I never did figure out what caused the
problem, but copying everything off followed by reformatting the partition
fixed the problem.
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One OS to bring them all, and in the Darkness bind them,
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