[OT] Mac Beach Ball Party (or welcome to hell, here's your mac)

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Fri May 11 15:21:03 CDT 2012

I believe the rule of thumb is you need at least as much free disk space as you have memory, plus anything the OS or software needs for caching. I have a policy here where if a drive goes below 10 gigs, my Spiceworks inventory begins to throw alarms. 


On May 11, 2012, at 1:14 PM, François Chaplais wrote:

> Le 11 mai 2012 à 22:00, stephen barncard a écrit :
>> thanks Ken. Internal drives don't have lights these days. Wish they did -
>> it would save time to know when something clearly isn't happening. The
>> powers that be decided that wasn't needed anymore.
>> The tip at your link looks promising, as I'd rather manage my own 6 gigs of
>> memory and will happily rather crash rather than put up with this virtual
>> memory crap.
> Now that you mention your 6 gigs, I remember that my MBP was painfully sloooow under *snow leopard* when equipped with "only" 4 gigs. I upgraded to 8 gigs, put some background  gadgets out of activity, and everything is OK now.
> In any case I think that some extra memory is always a good investment.
> Cheers
> 	François
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