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SubjectRe: BUG(?): kswapd eating CPU
	Hello all,

I have this problems too.

Any sugestions?

Marcus Grando

> I just had a strange case where kswapd started eating up 100% CPU
>time. I haven't been able to reproduce it, but it seemed to occur when I
>did a "dd bs=4096 </dev/fb0 >/scratch/image" in X while writing a CD (4x)
>from the same filesystem--the dd took 10-20 times longer than usual, and
>kswapd's run time from ps also pointed to the same time. At the time,
>roughly 6MB of real memory was free, but most in-use memory (~800MB) was
>cached data; only 3MB or so of swap was used. The system itself seemed to
>remain stable, though I rebooted shortly after I discovered the problem.
> System is as follows: (if more info is desired, please contact me
>directly at'm not subscribed to the list)
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