[kde-linux] VM and Swap problems

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Sun Jan 28 23:45:18 UTC 2007

James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> My system has developed an odd problem.
> I have about 1 GByte of disk swap space and 7/16 GByte of RAM.
> The VM and swap work fine till the swap space is half full.  But, after 
> swap is half full the system starts removing swap until it is exactly 
> half full.  When this happens, the VM system starts to thrash and the 
> system won't do anything till the thrashing stops.

Hmmm ... I'd suspect hardware problems. I have similar set up on my 
laptop here (1GB swap, 768MB RAM) and haven't encountered that.

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