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SubjectRe: swapping,any updates ?? Just wasted money on mem upgrade performance still suck :-(
On Mon, 07 Jan 2002 18:55:39 +0100
christian e <> wrote:

> Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:

> > Please try a stock 2.4.17 (with the patch), otherwise we will have no idea
what> > is going on.
> Just patched the kernel and booted it up..To begin with it looked OK and
> there wasn't any swapping.Even firing up VMware didn't cause it to swap..

That is fine.

> Then all of a sudden the mouse started moving all over the screen and
> left and right clicking on everything on it's own. ?? Really weird..
> Ran like that for 5 minutes then the machine crashed hard.

This is for sure no VM issue. This is strange, is this with VMware started,
inside XP? Does this happen under Linux-only, too (with no vmware running)?
It doesn't even look quite like a linux issue at all. Just guessing: do you
have a virus-checker for XP at hand? Only to make sure...

> I assigned 192 MB for XP that should be more than enough..And as long as
> Linux doesn't swap it is..

This can be driven without swap for sure.


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