"sudo port upgrade outdated" fills HDD

Bradley Giesbrecht brad at pixilla.com
Wed Feb 17 09:57:20 PST 2010

On Feb 17, 2010, at 9:54 AM, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:

>>>>>> "Jochen" == Jochen Küpper <kuepper.jochen at googlemail.com> writes:
> Jochen> On 17.02.2010, at 18:34, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>> I've now taken to watching the swap size on my laptop (using  
>>> iStatMenus), and
>>> if it ever gets above 2GB total, I just reboot, because at that  
>>> point,
>>> everything is gonna be gummy, and that seems to be the only way to  
>>> clear it.
> Jochen> Hmm, I cannot confirm that. On my MacBook (Core Duo, no  
> “2”!) I just
> Jochen> now have 2,75 GB swap (and Free is only 116 MB), according  
> to iStat
> Jochen> Menu, uptime is 18:47 up 24 days, 4:26, 3 users, load  
> averages: 0,43
> Jochen> 0,44 0,39 and performance is perfect… really!
> Well, I have a half dozen things open all the time (Safari, Terminal,
> OmniFocus, iCal, and sometimes Firefox, etc), and the penalty isn't
> when staying within a single app, but switching to another app,
> as that app's pages are probably now on disk.
> I wish I could install more RAM in my 2007 MBP, but I'm already  
> maxxed at 3GB,
> and I can't afford a new laptop just yet.

Isn't there a 4GB kit for you MBP?


// Brad

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