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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
latest install.

> 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 :-).

Brian Wiens