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SubjectRe: Swap Usage with Kernel 2.4.14
On Fri, Nov 16, 2001 at 07:42:29PM -0500, war wrote:
> Regular usage on my box, launching netscape, opera, pan, xchat, gaim;
> the kernel eventually digs into swap.
>
> However, the swap is never released?
>
> Mem: 900596K av, 185896K used, 714700K free, 0K shrd, 4172K
> buff
> Swap: 2048276K av, 63728K used, 1984548K free 91176K
> cached
>
> Are there any settings I should have set or be aware of?
>
> I current use 4GB support, 1GB of ram, 2GB of swap.
>
> Having 1GB, I thought I had enough memory for basic operations without
> the disk swapping like mad.

run top and change it to show the "swap" field. Now check to see which
processes are in swap...

Does anyone know another way to get this information? I didn't find
anything in ps that would help... :(

Mike
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