Question on Swapping
bc979 at lafn.org
Sun Aug 1 21:40:04 UTC 2010
On 1 August 2010, at 03:42, RW wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Aug 2010 01:12:27 -0700
> Doug Hardie <bc979 at lafn.org> wrote:
>> I have a question about what I am seeing on several servers. These
>> are 4 core machines with more than the needed memory. Load is never
>> above .5 and memory usually shows over half free. I have never seen
>> it even close to the limit (including buffers). Basically these are
>> lightly used servers. However, top often shows after a few weeks of
>> uptime that some of the unused gettys are swapped out.
> Do you have vm.swap_idle_enabled?
No it is set to 0.
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