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Computer freezes while saving ram to pup save file!
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dodge42

Joined: 12 Apr 2013
Posts: 2

PostPosted: Fri 12 Apr 2013, 12:46    Post_subject:  Computer freezes while saving ram to pup save file!
Sub_title: No hard disk
 

i play a lot of Minecraft on my netbook; but it often freezes up and about 5 seconds later it says "saving ram to pup save file" and then the only thing i can do is change the brightness or force shutdown. the mouse of course is stuck on the game and therefore i have no cursor, and most of the keyboard won't respond either. and by the way, i'm running precise puppy 5.5.
here's my specs:


Summary

Computer
Processor 2x Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N455 @ 1.66GHz
Memory 1022MB (222MB used)
Operating System Unknown distribution
User Name root (root)
Date/Time Fri 12 Apr 2013 08:45:48 AM GMT-8
Display
Resolution 1024x600 pixels
OpenGL Renderer Mesa DRI Intel(R) IGD x86/MMX/SSE2
X11 Vendor The X.Org Foundation
Multimedia
Audio Adapter HDA-Intel - HDA Intel
Input Devices
AT Translated Set 2 keyboard
SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad
Logitech USB Receiver
Logitech USB Receiver
Power Button
Lid Switch
Power Button
HP WMI hotkeys
PC Speaker
HP Webcam
Video Bus
HDA Digital PCBeep
HDA Intel Mic
HDA Intel Headphone
Printers (CUPS)
CUPS-PDF Default
SCSI Disks
PNY USB 2.0 FD


and yes, my hard drive broke and now i use a flash drive.
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dodge42

Joined: 12 Apr 2013
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PostPosted: Fri 12 Apr 2013, 12:48    Post_subject:  

oh, and i'm using java 6 update 39. running minecraft 1.5.1
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Joined: 06 Nov 2008
Posts: 809
Location: the Western Reserve

PostPosted: Sat 13 Apr 2013, 22:05    Post_subject:
Sub_title: (that's no fun)
 

Hi dodge42 - menu->system->eventmanager .. go through the tabs 'til you get to save interval (probably preset to "30" minutes), set it to "0" (no save during session). Restart X so the new setting becomes effective. Play game..

You should get a message at end of session (reboot or poweroff) when it's saving after it leaves X (the usual desktop environment) and goes into the shutdown routine. There's also a way to set it up for a save|nosave option (like liveCD multisession) if you like - shinobar's pupsaveconfig can do that as I recall or there's a few threads on this forum describing how to edit rc.shutdown.

hth & welcome to the kennels Smile
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