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Re: Multiple Swap Partitions? Re: Sudden loss of keyboard and mouse

On Sun, Apr 14, 2002 at 08:16:48PM -0700, Anthony Lau wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 13, 2002 at 01:30:59PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> > 
> > It's very hard to troubleshoot seemingly random occurrences. If you
> > don't think it's related to anything you're doing at the time, maybe
> > you could start disabling daemons to see if one of them can be related
> > to it?
> gpm was a likely candidate, but that didn't fix it.
> Restarting X didn't bring back the ADB either.
> I only changed 2 thing when this behaviour began. Installed extra
> RAM and added a second swap partition.
> I think I have found the answer. It seems my setup with 2 swap
> partitions on separate IDE drives made something very unstable. It
> doesn't make sense that 2 swaps would lock up the ADB. But, after
> rebooting with the new swap partion only, the ADB was able to stay
> up even under intense CPU load and paging.
> Does anyone else run an old world with multiple swap partitions?

Sounds quite reasonable, probably that code hasn't been well tested.

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