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SubjectRe: Couldn't get a free page..... (fwd)
On Thu, 25 Apr 1996, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> I've had this occasionally too, on different machines, with 1.3.81,
> 1.3.90 and 1.3.94. Once with 1.3.90 it was while doing a backup from
> SCSI disk onto SCSI tape, and shortly after the tape driver stopped
> working with a message about being unable to allocate a buffer. After
> that I couldn't use the tape at all until I rebooted.
I get this message frequently&often with 1.3.84 (haven't been brave
enough to push the envelope much beyond that :), usually when I first
start PPP. I also get it if I increase the number of VCs with agettys
after bootup (sometimes when I do that, all I can see is "Couldn't get a
free page..." scrolling madly down the screen...).~

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