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Re: Why would my server be swapping...



On Thu, 2004-10-14 at 15:03 +0200, Wouter van Vliet wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Oct 2004 08:52:24 -0400 (EDT), ne... <akabi speakeasy net> wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > On Oct 14, 2004 at 14:38, Wouter van Vliet in a soothing rage wrote:
> > 
> > >G'day my fellow Fedorians,
> > >
> > >Crappy intro, huh? Anyway, I've got a question - bit of an oddity I
> > >noticed in the output to the "free" command. I'll post that output
> > >before I continue:
> > >
> > >             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
> > >Mem:        515536     196040     319496          0      22448     120144
> > >-/+ buffers/cache:      53448     462088
> > >Swap:      1052248     151476     900772
> > >
> > >Hope the mail brings it over nice and columny. Anyway, what it shows
> > >is 311 megabytes of free memory and 147MB used swap space. Isn't that
> > >a bit odd, and shouldn't the server only be swapping when all (or at
> > >least most) of the RAM is in use?
> > You left out the kernel version you use. Swap usage varies between
> > kernel versions.
> > 
> > Mem:    515828k total,   354288k used,   161540k free,   115340k buffers
> > Swap:  1048568k total,      132k used,  1048436k free,    92048k cached
> > 
> > This is from my FC3t2 box.
> > 
> > N.Emile...
> > --
> 
> I'm using FC2, don't actually know :$:$ what kernel is currently
> active, or how to find out. These are the installed kernels (according
> to rpm -q kernel).
> 
> kernel-2.6.5-1.358
> kernel-2.6.6-1.435.2.3
> kernel-2.6.8-1.521
> 
> Thanks,
> Wouter
> 
The easiest way is with the uname command.

uname -a will give you the lot.


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