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I have the Epiphany web browser running 24/7 to display up-to-date weather on a monitor from WeatherUnderground but it keeps on crashing by next morning.

I am not sure how to figure out what is causing this. Sometimes you have to also reboot the device in order to relaunch the browser. Could this be a memory issue?

EDIT:

grep "oom-killer" /var/log/syslog*

returned no results.

EDIT 2:

Tried this as well: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=118118

What I noticed was the browser did not crash after using EDIT 2 but now it just hangs and does use up most if not all the system memory.

GPU Memory has also been set at 256MB of Ram

EDIT 3: Edit2 did not work. Edit1 seems to have caused the crashes to happen more often.

  • It's not impossible for it to be a memory issue. Try grep "oom-killer" /var/log/syslog*. That applies to stock Raspbian and probably most but not all other distros. – goldilocks Nov 25 '15 at 15:11
  • No luck with that. I just see default cron jobs running. – Jason Nov 25 '15 at 23:27
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You could try an hourly run of the command free -mht.

Something like the below example and placing this executable under /etc/cron.hourly. Files must not have .extensions.

#!/bin/bash

free -mht >> /tmp/memoryuse >/dev/null 2>&1

You could also try increasing gpu_mem allocation in the /boot/config.txt

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