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Re: Swap Space Not Being Used?



On Thu, 2006-09-21 at 23:45 +0200, ronald wrote:
> RICHARD wrote:
> > I'm using FC4 on a Dell Inspiron 2200 (for over 1 year). OOo has started
> > crashing when working with inserting large picture files (although I've
> > worked with them in the past without problem). I noticed in xosview that
> > the physical memory (0.5GB) quickly goes up near the maximum and then OOo
> > exits. I also noticed that the swap space (which I believe is about 1GB)
> > always shows exactly zero. (On a 2gb memory dual opteron system, xosview
> > reports 845mb.) Shouldn't xosview show some swap space being used?
> > 
> > Any ideas on how I can check on whether swap is being used and/or turn
> > sway back on if it is actually not being used?
> > 
> 
> how much avail/in use:
> cat /proc/meminfo | grep -i swap
> 
> where and avail:
> swapon -sv
> 
> -- 
> 	
>     ronald
> 

It's clear swap is not on. I think installing and running acpitool to
try to suspend to disk screwed something up.

[root ophth-bilora chippy]# cat /proc/meminfo | grep -i swap
SwapCached:          0 kB
SwapTotal:           0 kB
SwapFree:            0 kB

[root ophth-bilora chippy]# /sbin/swapon -sv

[root ophth-bilora chippy]# dmesg | grep swap
Kernel command line: ro root=/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 rhgb quiet
resume2=swap:/dev/hda6
audit(1158897380.741:4): avc:  denied  { unlink } for  pid=1852
comm="swapon" name="blkid.tab.old" dev=dm-0 ino=1733754
scontext=system_u:system_r:fsadm_t tcontext=root:object_r:etc_t
tclass=file

Any thoughts on how to fix this?

Thanks.

Rick B.



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