[kde-linux] VM and Swap problems

Randy Kramer rhkramer at gmail.com
Mon Jan 29 22:14:21 UTC 2007

On Monday 29 January 2007 03:24 pm, david wrote:
> Randy Kramer wrote:
> > I guess you've answered this, but just to be clear, do you ever/often get 
> > the point of half your swap being in use?  At that point do you notice a 
> > difference in system behavior/response?
> I've not encountered what you described above, but I've never 
> particularly checked to see how full or how much of swap space was in 
> use. There have been times when the drive activity light goes on and 
> stays on for several minutes. Sometimes that puts things on hold for 
> 10-30 seconds (usually the software I use to work with 48-bit color 
> digital photos, once with The GIMP when I had 20 or so TIFF files open), 
> sometimes it just produces a general slowdown.


Randy Kramer

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