Re: Swap fscked in 2.4.5?
On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 11:57:33AM -0700, Geoffrey Romer wrote:
> My swap partition is behaving very rudely. Specifically, swap space never seems
> to get freed- swap size only increases, never decreases. Once it maxes out,
> the system becomes sluggish, and there's nothing to do but reboot (the notion
> of rebooting a system to fix a problem is giving me Windows flashbacks...)
> I'm told that this is a bug in the 2.4 series- does anyone know if upgrading
> to 2.4.6 will help this problem at all? If not, are there any other
Upgrading to 2.4.6 seemed to work rather well for me. There is some
documentation of vm issues in the kernel changelogs. My machine has been up for
7 days as I write this and is only using 10 out of 200 megs of swap.