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    SubjectRe: Plain 2.4.5 VM...
    > On Tuesday 29 May 2001 00:10, Jakob Østergaard wrote:
    >
    > > > > Mem: 381608K av, 248504K used, 133104K free, 0K shrd, 192K
    > > > > buff
    > > > > Swap: 255608K av, 255608K used, 0K free 215744K
    > > > > cached
    > > > >
    > > > > Vanilla 2.4.5 VM.
    >
    > > It's not a bug. It's a feature. It only breaks systems that are run with
    > > "too little" swap, and the only difference from 2.2 till now is, that the
    > > definition of "too little" changed.

    I am surprised as many people as this are missing,

    * when you have an active process using ~300M of VM, in a ~380M machine,
    2/3 of the machine's RAM should -not- be soaked up by cache

    * when you have an active process using ~300M of VM, in a ~380M machine,
    swap should not be full while there is 133M of RAM available.

    The above quoted is top output, taken during the several minutes where
    cc1plus process was ~300M in size. Similar numbers existed before and
    after my cut-n-paste, so this was not transient behavior.

    I can assure you, these are bugs not features :)

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