Richard Henderson (email@example.com)
Thu, 28 Jan 1999 22:16:41 -0800
On Tue, Jan 26, 1999 at 10:02:45AM -0600, Michael Wilhelm wrote:
> Mem: 126872 119400 7472 85248 40752 32728
> -/+ buffers/cache: 45920 80952
> Swap: 41320 2248 39072
> The buffers over time keep on growing untill all applications are in
> swap over a 6-7day period until I reboot.
What are you describing? Do you eventually run out of swap and
free memory such that you cannot run new programs?
It is normal for idle applications to be swapped out, and for
the caches to fill available memory. That is called efficient
use of resources.
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