-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 On Sun, Oct 08, 2017 at 01:34:56PM -0400, Chris Laprise wrote: > On 10/08/2017 08:18 AM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > Hash: SHA256 > > > > On Sat, Oct 07, 2017 at 10:29:11AM +0000, Holger Levsen wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > > > so kswapd0 is using 100% CPU in one of my Qubes and this makes the fan > > > spin > > > and noisy… and that Qube is hardly using any swap at all: > > > > > > $ free > > > total used free shared buff/cache > > > available > > > Mem: 1888212 776484 640712 70296 471016 > > > 1031616 > > > Swap: 1048572 716 1047856 > > > > > > So I ran "sudo swapoff -a" (and "sudo swapon -a") and now zero swap is > > > used but > > > kswapd0 is still busy swapping(?) and the fan is noisy and I wonder what > > > to do… > > > > > > Any hints / ideas? > > I've seen this some time ago and `echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches` > > helped. No idea why it is spinning... > > > > What VM kernel are you using? I saw a great reduction in this problem when I > upgraded to the latest 4.9 kernels; currently using 4.9.45-21 and the > problem isn't reappearing.
Indeed on 4.9.45-21 kernel it happens much rarer than on 4.4.x, but still happens sometimes... - -- Best Regards, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki Invisible Things Lab A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2 iQEcBAEBCAAGBQJZ2mRZAAoJENuP0xzK19cshFsH+QHtxSPUahVkmYLUcbgfmNzm BQTqvCU3SaWb+C51zze8oC3FDq+Wrw+yi/1QmkR7mt+s90nk1LJQtUDVsJhgcHKF KBAS3DsicaWXvPpbC6YPHsnNRzxsWWnbhE7StVjdb3zcu5scIBmQ1KTSBk1WbEWX rIbxIkQgzyUW6GSmwxpslxtUb9W3jl7OlwShtXQOKZiQ8m0w75WboYSG7wVsHwjo AiA5Tkn2aqdP8JWJsPi9GIIaBWKIMUEfrq5+pvvrkSb+Ik8E2jkZ8GKlXcBxAo7f BB7diYeavtvcZVvEsX8lIhCZMwxCITm71+nMUtdQlW8AdcLIcdRSOyhWUf+mRLI= =vlux -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/20171008174558.GB1059%40mail-itl. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.