Why does MAIL quit, claiming there's not enough space?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by anthonymoody, Nov 3, 2005.

  1. anthonymoody macrumors 68010

    Aug 8, 2002
    I can't recall the exact text of the error message, but every once in a while MAIL will pop up an error window and say something to the effect that I need to clear some space. I click OK and MAIL quits. I then restart it and voila - no problem at all - it runs fine. Then, a few weeks later, the same thing happens.

    What's the dealie here?

  2. Whyren macrumors 6502a


    Jun 3, 2004
    east of the West and west of the East
    How much hard disk space do you have free? Anything below a few GB and Mac OS X starts getting antsy about running out of memory. Below 1GB you're asking for trouble.

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