3.1 KWin crash after ~40 days - should I report this somewhere?

Waldo Bastian bastian at kde.org
Thu Apr 24 12:26:16 BST 2003

On Thursday 24 April 2003 07:18, JW wrote:
> I only have 256 MB of RAM and I tend to opne a bunch of memory hog programs
> and leave them running forver. I this case I had at least Mozilla with 4
> windows and approx. 10 tabs or more per window, 4 OpenOffice Spreadsheets,
> XMMS, Noatun, 4 or 5 Konqeror windows, kate with a dozen or so text files
> open, KMail. Xmms was playing and KMail downloading messages when KWin
> crashed. It's kind of a pain when that happens, ya know :-p I was able to
> save and close every thing with ti's menus, but keyboard input wasn't
> working (no ^q for example). I'm quite sure I was swaping heavily when it
> crashed; don't know if it matters or not.

What may have happened is that the OOM-handler of the kernel killed kwin. 
Check your system logfiles in /var/log for any indication of that.

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