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SubjectRe: Swap Usage with Kernel 2.4.14
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On Sáb, 2001-11-17 at 00:42, 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.
>

AFAIK with 2.4.14 processes can be in memory and swap at the same time.

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