Re: [Slightly OT] Releasing swap space?
On Sun 14 Aug 2011 at 15:37:34 +0100, AG wrote:
> My hard ram is 3 GB (2.84 to be exact) and I gave the same amount to
> swap when I initially partitioned the HDD.
More than enough.
> My response to Ivan crossed yours, so if there's no value and I also run
> the risk of meddling with the kernel's affairs, it seems wise to leave
> well enough alone, unless I have a specific need to do so and the usage
> has accumulated.
19:51:39 up 88 days, 21:29, 6 users, load average: 0.10, 0.17, 0.22
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 1035828 1000468 35360 0 67996 343620
-/+ buffers/cache: 588852 446976
Swap: 1951888 50132 1901756
I have no idea why 50M of swap is used but the machine chugs along. I'd
suggest you forget about it.