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SubjectRe: ~500 megs cached yet 2.6.5 goes into swap hell
On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 10:02:19AM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Marc Singer wrote:
> > I'm thinking that the problem is that the page cache is greedier that
> > most people expect. For example, if I could hold the page cache to be
> > under a specific size, then I could do some performance measurements.
>
> It is actually greedy enough that when my nightly cron starts I suddenly
> see apache and pdns_recursor being killed consistently every day.

Which kernel is that?

They are getting killed because there is no more swap available.
Otherwise its a bug.

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