virtual memory management
LoN_Kamikaze at gmx.de
Sat Jan 20 22:28:36 UTC 2007
> Don't forget that the system also pages to swap space and it takes the
> attitude of parking as much as possible out there in case it comes in
> to demand again. Ten if it really needs the space for something, it
> invalidates the oldest stuff and uses that space.
> So, you should really expect that your swap space should be
> nearly maxed all the time if things are working well.
If this is the case something is really wrong on my system:
Swap: 4096M Total, 4096M Free
either top doesn't show the precautionary swapping or this is not happening.
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