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Old 10-13-2003, 11:42 PM   #1
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is there anyway to clean up the swap partition without restarting??
Old 10-13-2003, 11:45 PM   #2
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why do u wanna clean up swap? its just like windows paging file and comp. only uses it when it runs out of RAM, to store data thats temporary anyway.
Old 10-13-2003, 11:47 PM   #3
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cause it as well as the ram is full and i just wanted to know if there was a way, if there isn't you can just say no
Old 10-14-2003, 12:27 AM   #4
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Dude - I'm not sure I understand what you mean when you say your "swap as well as the RAM is full". If you are asking, "What should I do if my CPU is at 100%?" then look at your running processes. If you asking "What should I do if my system is hung?", well, if it is totally unresponsive to anything you try, then rebooting might be your only answer. I think you probably could get better advice if you described your situation in a little more detail. -- J.W.


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