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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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