Weird Computer Lockups.

Discussion in 'General Mac Discussion' started by neoelectronaut, Nov 9, 2004.

  1. neoelectronaut macrumors 68030


    Dec 3, 2003
    Southeastern Louisiana
    I've experienced two lockups over the course of the evening.

    Maybe I'm working with too high resolution images in Photoshop and it's clogging up the system.

    Anywho, anyone have any quick 'n dirty tips for cleaning out caches and stuff beyond just fixing permissions?
  2. Mechcozmo macrumors 603


    Jul 17, 2004
    Praying to the computer gods. Doing a dance.

    Restarting the computer. Making sure you have enough RAM.

    Running "top" in the terminal and seeing what it tells you is sucking CPU power and memory space.

    Sprinkling the computer with holy... er... never mind...
  3. russed macrumors 68000


    Jan 16, 2004
    i have system optimiser x which does all the usual maintainence tasks repair permissions, daily, weekly monthly tasks etc but it will also optimize the hdd and clear the caches for the entire system or just the user.

    it is shareware but its fully useable in the meantime though!

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