Re: A weired system.

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[email protected] wrote:

> You know, I don't know what it is but my system just seems to be
> behaving very strange.  I'm only commenting on this and am not really
> expecting a response but thought I'd like to share my frustrations.
>     1)  I couldn't synch my Palm via USB cable even though I had all the
>     right software and setting installed and it turned out to be a
>     mystery setting that hardly anyone was having problems with.  - Now
>     fixed.
>     2)  Every now and then, when I print documents, they get sent to the
>     que and then disappear without a trace, or an error for that matter.
>     3)  Even though FC8 seems to install the ability to get an icon when
>     something is in the que, mine never worked and therefor never knew
>     it was suppose to be there.  In fact, absolutely *NONE* of the
>     standard ways of viewing the que from Xwindows worked.  Now, for no
>     reason at all by poking around looking at the info on them and
>     without changing any settings, suddenly it's started working after
>     rebooting.  Go figure!
>     4)  I occasionally have non-Linux partitions unmounting
>     automatically with no error given or manual assistance.
>     5)  ...and other idiotic things that happen occasionally.
> I'm starting to feel the urge to ask the question, "Is Linux stable
> anymore?"  Since I get the sense that no one else is having these
> problems and more I wonder if I'm losing my mind....

You seem to me to be raising 3 or 4 completely unrelated issues,
none of which are very clearly described.
I'm sure you would be better off dealing with them separately.

Timothy Murphy  
e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/
tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland

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