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server is not using the swap space, help!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by BianchiDude, Nov 14, 2005.

  1. BianchiDude

    BianchiDude Well-Known Member
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    server is not using the swap space, help!

    root@server1 [~]# free
    total used free shared buffers cached
    Mem: 2055252 1998652 56600 0 574308 1167980
    -/+ buffers/cache: 256364 1798888
    Swap: 4192956 0 4192956

    How do I get it to start using swap?
     
  2. myrem

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    Why do you want it digging into your swap? *nix will use it when it thinks it needs to.
     
  3. chirpy

    chirpy Well-Known Member

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    Indeed. You should be glad that it wasn't swapping to disk.
     
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