Re: Bug#620993: closed by Ben Hutchings <email@example.com> (Re: Bug#620993: general: Lenny 2.6.26-2 has noticably increased swap usage, tho not swap thrashing)
On Wed, 6 Apr 2011, Daniel Gary <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm not arguing that, I fully expect the kernel to use it to swap *if
> And if this was 20MB of swap, or maybe 100MB, ok, sure, the kernel might
> be swapping old pages out, but 300MB+ swapping out in 2.6.26-2 where 0MB
Using more memory for disk cache and less for storing rarely used pages sounds
like a performance optimisation.
Anyway I don't think that there's going to be much interest in performance-
tuning of Lenny kernels now that Squeeze is released.
If you want help in tuning Lenny then probably debian-user or your local LUG
mailing list would be the best option.
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