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SubjectRe: Bad, bad, bad VM behaviour in 2.4.10
Marcelo Tosatti escribió:
>
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2001, Juan wrote:
>
> > Marcelo Tosatti escribió:
> > >
> > > Juan,
> > >
> > > It is a known problem which we are looking into.
> > >
> > > I need some information which may help confirm a guess of mine:
> > >
> > > Do you have swap available ?
> > Yes, the /dev/hda6 partition, that is 257000 KB in size.
> >
> > >
> > > If so, there was available anonymous memory to be swapped out ?
> >
> > Anonymous memory? Sorry, but I do not understand this question. Could
> > you redo it?
>
> By anynomymous memory I mean memory which is not disk cache (ie is not
> data which is going to be written to the filesystem): Program data.

Well, every program has data that can be swapped out. Perhaps, you want
to know if I run programs which allocate big chunks of memory. No. I run
X-Windows+KDE2+XMMS+something else (sendmail, named, gpm). You can see
which programs were killed by the VM system in my first e-mail.

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