Re: Badblocks and no free pages...

Dan Borlovan (
Sun, 4 May 1997 15:20:43 +0300 (EET DST)

On 4 May 1997 wrote:

> Second, while writing, the system is *amazingly* sluggish. I watched
> xterm refresh its window at a vertical speed of a few pixels per second.

It seems that all memory gets eaten by buffers, all processes are swapped
out, end of story. It happened to me under 2.0.29 while running badblocks
on a MO drive. This shouldn't happen, should it?

Dan Borlovan -,
Timisoara, Romania - SysAdmin ( node)
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