[SATLUG] New One
horned0wl93 at gmail.com
Sun May 25 14:37:33 CDT 2008
Todd W. Bucy wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-05-25 at 10:17 -0500, country wrote:
>> I just had a totally new experience with M$ XP. I was shutting down a
>> system, to do some work on it for a friend, and got an error message about
>> being out of temporary memory space. The system froze there, in lieu of
>> going a head and shutting down, it froze cuz it could not write to the temp
>> area. Wound up having to unplug the system to get it shut down and brought
>> back up without it going through any repair routines at all.. go figgure..
> This used to happen to me if I left my box on for longer then a few
> days. Although all I had to do was hold down the power button for a
> bout 4 secs to do a hard shut down.
Actually, I've seen this quite a few times, on NT4, 2000 and XP systems,
since M$ started pushing forced updates (pushing updates whether or not
automatic updates are turned on) to always-on machines in April of last
year. Its one of the reasons I locked onto linux so hard...
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