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SubjectRe: 2.2.19 memory problems
> memory other than is normal at start-up. Then I ran free and it
> reported 15MB of swap memory was still being used. I have a 16MB
> machine and a minimal install which sometimes reports less than
> 1.5MB used at start-up -- RAM, that is, not swap. I think this is a
> problem with 2.2 memory handling.

The kernel will not remove stuff from swap until it is needed. It went to
the trouble of putting it out on disk, it gains nothing from copying it back
until (or if ever) needed
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