On Tue, Jun 06, 2000 at 09:50:08AM +0100, Alan Buxey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > BTW, Unix "trashing" is rare to find, or at least to heard. When it moves
> > data to disk it does not sound like Windows Machine Gun Swap Routine (TM),
> easiest way to see when you're swapping is to go to a shell and type
this is linux specific, and wrong. It is very sensible of the kernel to
swap out data that is likely not to be used for other apps like gimp.
> you shouldnt see the swap number used at all if you want best
Any non-obsolete linux kernel version can be expected to swap out 6-10mb
even shortly after a boot, and even if memory is available.
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