lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Jun]   [18]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: Strange behaviour of swap under 2.4.5-ac15
On Mon, 18 Jun 2001, German Gomez Garcia wrote:

> I've running 2.4.5-ac15 for almost a day (22 hours) and I found
> some strange behaviour of the kswap, at least it was not present in
> 2.4.5-ac9. The swap memory increase with time as the cache dedicated
> memory also increase, that is swapping process at a very fast rate, even
> when no program is getting more memory. Is that the expected behaviour?

Yes, this is expected behaviour with -ac14, -pre3 and newer.

Note that the memory isn't actually swapped out. It's still
sitting in RAM, being counted as swap cache (and because of
this showing up as "cache" in top).

regards,

Rik
--
Virtual memory is like a game you can't win;
However, without VM there's truly nothing to lose...

http://www.surriel.com/ http://distro.conectiva.com/

Send all your spam to aardvark@nl.linux.org (spam digging piggy)

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:17    [W:0.058 / U:5.796 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site