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Re: Losing memory and Communicator 4.7
David Webster wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Nov 1999, Brian Wiens wrote:
> > use. I never got any disk space back and had to re-install. The
> > problem only showed up when logged in as root. Running du didn't show
> > any overly large directories. Any thoughts? (I have had no problems
> > with the new install.)
> Did you reformat the Hard Disk when you reinstalled? And what about when
> you installed it the first time?
After I re-installed, I have had no problems. I did reformat on the
> I don't know much about this, so I'm just guessing here, but could it be
> possible that there was a problem with the way the hard disk was
> formatted the first time?
Don't think so. It was a clean install with a format before.
> Did the total/used values obtained from du and df tie up with the size of
> the partition?
I don't know. I'm too much of a dilettante to know how to do this
easily - I end up with the sledgehammer approach of a new install if
it's too broke :-).