hi,

> 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


Alan

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