Sunday, January 18, 2009

I Could be Dead Over Here...

OK, so the beast says it’s low on virtual memory. No problemo, just see the help section for the fix. Easy, eh?

I get this:

You can optimize virtual memory use by dividing the space between multiple drives and removing it from slower or heavily accessed drives. To best optimize your virtual memory space, divide it among as many physical hard drives as possible. When selecting drives, keep the following guidelines in mind:
Try to avoid having a pagefile on the same drive as the system files.
Avoid putting a pagefile on a fault-tolerant drive, such as a mirrored volume or a RAID-5 volume. Pagefiles don't need fault-tolerance, and some fault-tolerant systems suffer from slow data writes because they write data to multiple locations.
Don't place multiple pagefiles on different partitions on the same physical disk drive.

Right. Hope it don’t die, or sumptin.

Halp! Halp! Ted, can you hear me????

I don’t wanna die like this, what with my partitions not fault-tolerant an’ all…

3 comments:

Ted said...

What? Did someone say something?

;-)

Have you run defragmentor yet? This is pretty important for Windows systems.

Also, have you backed up your files? That's REALLY important from a security point of view.

Anonymous said...

This is the MAN's way of holding you down! Don't be a slave to the system!

BW

TOTWTYTR said...

Don't worry, after tomorrow we'll all have to be far more fault tolerant than we are now. Maybe the new President can have a chat with your hard drive and fix it.