Re: [As-users] lock up

phrostie (pfrostie@yahoo.com)
Mon, 23 Jan 2006 16:09:56 -0800 (PST)


Cool, thanks for the tips.

and yes, it's installed from debs.
it's just easier to keep my system updated and clean that way.

--- niklas@fet.at wrote:

> Hey !
> 
> have this too, as it is randomly and usually only happens after lots of
> hours of work, i cannot make a log file since it would flood my disk (only
> around 1 gig free - with log file growing at ~200mb/hour or higher). what
> happens on my side is afterstep becomes slower and slower, until it
> freezes,
> so it is not out of nowhere for me. usually restarting afterstep solves the
> problem...
> 
> tip : if x does not react, it does not mean afterstep is completely gone;
> i usually only kill x if i cannot restart as from one of the consoles
> to do so : export DISPLAY=:0 ; ascommand.pl Restart
> 
> almost always works for me. oh, forgot to ask - are you using debian
> afterstep debs ? if so beware that debian removed mmx support from the
> package so expect it to run slower then compiled from source...
> 
> niklas aka born2late
> 
> > i'm running on a debian Etch system.
> > the past week or so my system has been randomly locking up.
> > it started out everyother day
> > then it was once a day
> > then it was every few hours
> >
> > when it reached the point of being every few hours i started running top
> > to
> > see what application was running away.
> >
> > turn out it was afterstep.
> > i switched to what ever is the default for gnome and it hasn't locked
> > since.
> > but i really hate it and want my afterstep back.
> >
> > am i the only one who's seen this?
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> >
> 
> 
> 


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