[oclug] kswapd problems?
milan.budimirovic at sympatico.ca
Thu Aug 29 19:16:13 EDT 2002
Martin Hicks wrote:
> VM in 2.4.9 is broken. You _must_ have a pile of swap (I believe it's
> twice the amount of physical RAM). Search through the linux-kernel
> mailing list archives for exact details.
> I recall that the 2x physical RAM size is basically a requirement, not a
Thanks. I'll try the new kernel, see if it solves the problem. The
amazing thing is that this machine has been chugging along with this
kernel for the past 10 months without a crash; it just gets slow in the
two hours a day it spends indexing.
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