[kde-linux] VM and Swap problems
rhkramer at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 13:20:56 UTC 2007
On Sunday 28 January 2007 06:45 pm, david wrote:
> 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.
I guess you've answered this, but just to be clear, do you ever/often get to
the point of half your swap being in use? At that point do you notice a
difference in system behavior/response?
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