newbie problem with hard disk space...
marc at brekoo.no-ip.com
Tue Jan 28 16:15:55 PST 2003
On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 23:14:06 +0000, Ian Molton <spyro at f2s.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 22:34:11 +0000 (UTC)
> Cheeziologist at attbi.com ("The Cheeze") wrote:
> > 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.
> That canty be right. something is definately wrong with a system that
> wont swap out long-unused pages.
Please note that he has still >160megs of memory free... why would a box
with that kind of free mem go to swap? I guess the box hasn't been up long
when this command was executed.
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 516212 510468 5744 0 2004 437684
-/+ buffers/cache: 70780 445432
Swap: 690752 4724 686028
ATM I'm running transcode on a DVD, have X running along with some
mozilla-screens. Suprises even me it only swaps out about 4 megs :/
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| their level, and then beat you with experience.
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