Re: [Slightly OT] Releasing swap space?
On Sun, 14 Aug 2011 13:51:07 +0100, AG wrote:
> Just a quick query about releasing swap space. On occasion according to
> Conky (system monitoring app), the swap space (set at 3Gb) sometimes
> gets used to up to 15% especially if using something like Pan for
What's your amount of physical ram?
> Is there any value/ harm in releasing this space using something like:
> swapoff -a && swapon -a 
No harm, but no need to do it neither, unless you have a specific
requirement. Swap usage is up to the kernel, just let it to manage as it
desires (remember the kernel's law: "unused memory is wasted memory").