[kde-linux] VM and Swap problems

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Mon Jan 29 23:38:43 UTC 2007

Randy Kramer wrote:
> 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 
> to 
>>> 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.
> Thanks!

Hope it helps!

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