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SubjectRe: 2.4.4 kernel freeze for unknown reason
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> > > If I turn swap off all together or turn it off and back on
> > > periodically to clear the swap before it gets full, I do not seem to
> > > experience the lockups.
>
> Why do I not see this behavior with a heavy swap throughput test load?
> It seems decidedly odd to me that swapspace should remain allocated on
> other folks lightly loaded boxen given that my heavily loaded box does
> release swapspace quite regularly. What am I missing?

If you swap really hard it seems much happier. If you vaguely swap stuff out
over time then I too see the description above only I have Rik's dont deadlock
on oom tweak so I see apps die.

Alan

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