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    SubjectRe: ~500 megs cached yet 2.6.5 goes into swap hell
    On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 10:02:19AM +0200, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
    > Previously Marc Singer wrote:
    > > I'm thinking that the problem is that the page cache is greedier that
    > > most people expect. For example, if I could hold the page cache to be
    > > under a specific size, then I could do some performance measurements.
    > It is actually greedy enough that when my nightly cron starts I suddenly
    > see apache and pdns_recursor being killed consistently every day.

    Which kernel is that?

    They are getting killed because there is no more swap available.
    Otherwise its a bug.

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