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Re: [SLUG] Oddball memory usage?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Oddball memory usage?
- From: Rev Simon Rumble <simon@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 05:22:05 +0000
- User-agent: Mutt/1.5.9i
This one time, at band camp, Peter Hardy wrote:
> Is this sort of usage normal? Filling a gigabyte of swap space while
> just under 1.5GB of memory is going towards buffers seems odd to me. And
> vmstat reports no usage of this swap space over a 15 minute period.
Just trust it. It knows what it's doing. Better minds than ours have
worked long and hard on this and they're pretty good add it. Swap not
getting hit in 15 minutes sounds like it's doing the right thing.
Unless you have some really weird requirements, you should be able to
leave it be. If you do wanna tweak/learn:
Rev Simon Rumble <simon@xxxxxxxxxx>
"The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit."
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