On Sun, 2010-06-20 at 03:26 +0200, Branko Vukelic wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 8:52 PM, Jade <for...@gimpusers.com> wrote:
> > I'm running the latest Ubuntu and it's probably more of a hardware issue 
> > than
> > a software. When I say "Gimp crashed," I mean that it froze up and then
> > exited. I don't know what happened besides that. I have a super old computer
> > with three quarters of a gig of ram and it probably was having a hard time
> > processing such a big image and shut it down. I don't really know. I was
> > working with a 3000 x 3000 image with several layers; it was probably too 
> > much
> > for the PC to handle, not Gimp. The file's gone, either way. :(
> Ooh, that _is_ a big image. What you can do is repartition the hard
> drive to give Linux more swap space. It probably ate up all the swap
> space and killed itself. Even with the large swap space (say 4 or even
> 8 G) it will be super-slow (RAM is always faster, obviously), but at
> least it won't die easily.

3000x3000 is not that large. How much RAM do you have and how is the
tile-cache size configured in GIMP?


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