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SubjectRe: linux-2.4.13 high SWAP

Hi Robert,

I'm just a regular user of sgi xfs on my desktop and I noted It eats up all memory (maybe cos it caches too much). Don't know if it matters but have you ever tried to umount/mount these partitions ?

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Pablo

On Mon, 29 Oct 2001 23:49:56 -0500
Robert Scussel <rscuss@omniti.com> wrote:

> Just thought that I would add our experience.
>
> We have experienced the same kind of swap symptoms described, however we
> have no mounted tmpfs, or ramfs partitions. We have, in fact,
> experienced the same symptoms on the 2.4.2,2.4.5,2.4.7 and 2.4.12
> kernel, haven't yet tried the 2.4.13 kernel. The symptoms include hung
> processes which can not be killed, system cannot right to disk, and
> files accessed during this time are filled with binary zeros. As sync
> does not work as well, the only resolution is to do a reboot -f -n.
>
> All systems are comprised of exclusively SGI XFS partitions, with dual
> pentium II/III processors.
>
> Any insight would be helpful,
>
> Robert Scussel
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