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SubjectRe: strange disk activity
On Wed, 27 Mar 1996, Ronald Wahl wrote:

> On Wed, 27 Mar 1996, Bryn Paul Arnold Jones wrote:
> > Low priority swaping (ie kswapd), anyone agree ?
> kswapd runs with a nicevalue of -12 which means a high priority. But this
> can't be the reason for the disk activity - there is nothing to swap.
> cat /proc/meminfo doesn't change.
> I've measured the time between the disk accesses again and it is exact 10
> seconds.
Yep it does run with a huge nice value, but (I think) between mem usage
x, and y it swaps on a low priority, less than y and it swaps hard.

Have you looked in your logs ? There could be something being written
there every 10 secs (sounds ominous).

> ron
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