> 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.
'top' - thats a command featured in almost all un*x-style OS's
> 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.
??? I'd like to know what you're doing.....this is my report right at
this point in time.
[me@host 10]# free
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 128200 100544 27656 21772 39980 21432
-/+ buffers/cache: 39132 89068
Swap: 120452 0 120452
[me@host 11]# uptime
9:18am up 7 days, 18:49, 4 users, load average: 3.00, 3.00, 2.98