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Re: Causes, cures and prevention of orphaned inodes?




On Sun, 2018-02-04 at 20:45 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Sunday 04 February 2018 15:49:36 Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
> 
> > I am running Debian Stretch on am eight thread AMD GPU platform.
> > Lately, it seems if I have been plagued by surfeit of orphaned
> nodes.
> >
> > I have goggled the causes. cures and prevention, but have gotten no
> > results that make any sense to me. I've been using computer since
> the
> > early 1960's but am an organic chemist by training and experience,
> not
> > a hardware expert.
> >
> > At first I though it might be impending hard drive failure as I
> > started receiving warning messages from the OS, but installing a
> brand
> > new drive has not solved the problem,  They seem to happen when I
> am
> > running  four or more apps at the same time. I have 8GB of RAM in
> the
> > system.
> >
> > I've installed several tools, lscup and lsh, but in all candor I
> don't
> > have the faintest idea what to make of the results. I'm not even
> sure
> > if the results have any application to solutions for the problem.
> >
> > Can anyone give me some guidance in what I should be looking
> for?  It
> > would be much appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks in advance.
> 
> Are you perchance running clamav? version 99.3's first release about
> 2 
> weeks back used up the available unix sockets, bricking the machine
> till 
> a reboot, wash, rinse, repeat. A new 99.3 has fixed that, but until
> that 
> filters thru the distro channels, you should shut clamav down. So I 
> have, and have commented out, the calls to inspect incoming emails
> out 
> of my .procmailrc.
> 
> Cheers, Gene Heskett
> --
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> -Ed Howdershelt (Author)
> Genes Web page <http://geneslinuxbox.net:6309/gene>
> 

Thanks for the suggestion.

No. I'm not using clamav.
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