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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.1-ac7
On Sun, 11 Feb 2001, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Feb 2001, Mike Galbraith wrote:
>
> > Something else I see while watching it run: MUCH more swapout than
> > swapin. Does that mean we're sending pages to swap only to find out
> > that we never need them again?
>
> (numbers might be more descriptive)
>
> user : 0:07:21.70 54.3% page in : 142613
> nice : 0:00:00.00 0.0% page out: 155454
> system: 0:03:40.63 27.1% swap in : 56334
> idle : 0:02:30.50 18.5% swap out: 149872
> uptime: 0:13:32.83 context : 519726

Indeed, in this case we send a lot more pages to swap
than we read back in from swap, this means that the
data is still sitting in swap space and was never needed
again.

regards,

Rik
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