robert at webtent.org
Wed Mar 29 13:41:28 UTC 2017
Adam Vande More wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 7:40 AM, Robert Fitzpatrick via freebsd-questions<
> freebsd-questions at freebsd.org> wrote:
>> I've read a lot of posts on this subject and realize swap usage will
>> happen even if you have plenty of physical memory.
> This is not a true statement.
Thanks for the clarification.
>> But are my usage results normal? ....
>> last pid: 56095; load averages: 0.41, 0.35, 0.23 up 9+18:56:41
>>> 102 processes: 1 running, 101 sleeping
>>> CPU: 1.6% user, 0.0% nice, 1.0% system, 0.2% interrupt, 97.2% idle
>>> Mem: 692M Active, 29G Inact, 3033M Wired, 644M Cache, 1655M Buf, 149M Free
>>> Swap: 4096M Total, 2890M Used, 1205M Free, 70% Inuse
>> There is 34G physical memory in the server but swap usage keeps creeping
>> up, could this possibly be a leak? After startup, it kept putting memory in
>> Inactive until it plateaued at 29G as swap usage then started rising.
> Possibly. More probable than a legit bigfoot sighting, less probable than
> your system is preforming how it's configured.
> What is using the RAM?
Yep, I was just reading about and making changes to the PostgreSQL
database config and able to get more Inactive in use. So, nevermind
unless you see something else.
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