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SubjectRe: kupdated high load with heavy disk I/O
On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 10:08:27AM -0500, Rechenberg, Andrew wrote:
> Ken,
> The 2.4.15pre7 kernel seems to have fixed my issue with kupdated and 4GB
> RAM. We did some testing over the weekend and the box was still interactive
> with a load of 7+. There still seems to be a lot of swapping going on
> though. I've read from previous threads that 2.4 uses swap more readily
> than 2.2 did, but should it use 10% of my swap and have almost 8MB
> SwapCached?

if it only swapouts at a very slow rate over the time and it never
swapin, then yes it seems sane. You may also give a spin to 2.4.15aa1
that should swap a bit less.

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