intr using Swap

Efraín Déctor efraindector at
Wed Feb 17 22:44:59 UTC 2016

El 17/02/2016 a las 01:15 p. m., dweimer escribió:
> They may not show as swapped unless the entire process is actually 
> swapped, which would be unlikely to occur. Personally I wouldn't worry 
> about it, the only thing I can think of is to restart processes one at 
> a time to see which one clears up the swap usage. Granted you may see 
> a little clear after each process.
> The more important task would be to determine what caused the memory 
> to run out in the first place, and decide if its going to be a 
> frequent enough occurrence to justify adding physical memory to the 
> system.
> There is likely some way to find out what is using it, but that is 
> beyond my knowledge.
> -- 
> Thanks,
>    Dean E. Weimer

The server has 64 GB of RAM, 40-45 GB are always inactive thats why I'm 
wondering why are the processes being swapped out.

Thank you very much for your answers.

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