Gentoo Archives: gentoo-performance

From: Gyujin Park <gpark@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-performance@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-performance] swap?
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2004 13:27:54
Message-Id: 20040731132750.8CB6C38081@spy23.spymac.net
Yes, response in Apache, and vsFTP gets really slow until more memory frees out.
(Report from users and other admins while I was testing the system.)

Thanks,

Tom

On Fri Jul 30 20:42 , Colin Kingsley <ckingsley@×××××.com> sent:

>As far as I know, your system should be stable. The details of how >much memory/swap is used at any given moment probably depends on your >kernel, how much memory you have, etc. > >Do you have any actual evidence of the slow down you mentioned? the >system should begin using swap when/if it needs to. it looks to me >like you discovered the "free" command and are seeing problems where >none exist. > >On Sat, 31 Jul 2004 03:53:58 +0200, lukas lukas@××××××.de> wrote: >> On Saturday 31 July 2004 02:42, Gyujin Park wrote: >> > Does this mean the system will be still stable with 99% memory usage? >> > I mean, at some point it should turn into swap. The system reaches up >> > to 99% physical memory usage with less than 3 MB of physical memory >> > left. >> >> "free" gives me the following outout on my workstation: >> >> total used free shared buffers cached >> Mem: 1550840 1308096 242744 0 94244 859148 >> -/+ buffers/cache: 354704 1196136 >> Swap: 522104 23868 498236 >> >> About 84% memory is used. But about 900MB are used for caching and >> buffering, so in fact there are only about 346MB in "real use". >> If your memory is 99% without buffers and cache, then there is >> something wrong (but I don't know what). >> Can you see a process that consumes that much memory when you are >> calling "ps" or "top"? >> What kind of kernel do you use? >> >> cu >> >> lukas >> >> >> > >-- >gentoo-performance@g.o mailing list >
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Re: [gentoo-performance] swap? Bart Alewijnse <scarfboy@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-performance] swap? Colin Kingsley <ckingsley@×××××.com>