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Re: Losing memory and Communicator 4.7

> From: "R.G. Mayhue" <rgmayhue@serenesoftware.com>
> Organization: Serene Software
> Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 11:14:38 -0500
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> On Mon, 29 Nov 1999, Brian wrote:
> > 
> > I had a similar, but different, problem.  With my previous 0.8 install,
> > running as root (for installs or configuration changes), resulted,
> > without fail, in something eating up all the available H/D space.  I
> >[snip...]
> > 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.)
> > 
> I saw that you posted this question to NoWonder. I did not answer
> because for (1) I did not no the answer to the problem, and (2) I
> wanted to see if anybody else on the NoWonder staff could answer you
> question. I guess it is safe to assume that you did not get a
> satisfactory answer. If memory serves me right you posted the same
> question on this list earlier. I did not have a clue then either!
> > 
> > Communicator 4.7 seems to be okay.  I have been using the Win and Linux
> >[snip...]
> > reading the messages gives garbled info - body of message A appears
> > under the subject for message B, etc).  Any ideas? (Netscape doesn't
> > give any help on their web pages or in the help file for the Linux
> > version.)
> > 
> I think the problem here might be the difference in the way text is
> read and written in both operating systems. Windows uses ASCII CR/LF
> (Carriage Return / Line Feed) characters at the end of a line and Linux
> uses LF only. I believe that EOF (End Of File) is different also.
> I believe Linux can automatically convert the files when the file is
> being read. I think you need to edit /etc/fstab and add either the
> 'text' or 'auto' option.
> Can anyone else confirm this for Brian? I didn't actually look this up.

Yes Linux can identify text files and concvert CR/LF to LF.  Howver
because I don't use that faeture I don't jknow hpw accurate it os at

			Jean Francois Martinez

Project Independence: Linux for the Masses