newbie problem with hard disk space...

The Cheeze Cheeziologist at attbi.com
Tue Jan 28 14:33:28 PST 2003


Ian Molton [spyro at f2s.com] wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 19:53:07 +0000 (UTC)
> eocnex at hnyoregn.pn (Rob Park) wrote:
> 
>> Alas! Ian Molton spake thus:
>>> On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 17:29:10 +0100
> 
>>> I have 1GB swap. I use it like that on the priciple that I will
>>> never need more ;-)
>> 
>> $ free
>>              total       used       free     shared    buffers      
>> cached Mem:        256624     249976       6648          0      68572
>> 80172-/+ buffers/cache:     101232     155392
>> Swap:       264056         88     263968
>> 
>> 256MBs of RAM, 88k of swap used... I regret making my swap partition
>> so big ;)
> 
> Mem:   257200K av,  251936K used,    5264K free,       0K shrd,  
> 19292K buff
> Swap: 1028152K av,  182492K used,  845660K free                  
> 84312K cached
> 
> 88k? thats not very much... I have 182MB used (god knows WHAT though).

cheeze:~$ free
             total       used       free     shared    buffers
cached
Mem:        386228     221040     165188          0      47856
133496
-/+ buffers/cache:      39688     346540
Swap:       128480          0     128480

I apparently don't use any. 384MB RAM and I allocated 128MB swap but
none is being used at all.
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