[ubuntu-uk] Churning hard disk, glacial startup

Sean Miller sean at seanmiller.net
Mon Jun 22 12:26:00 BST 2009


On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Lucy <lucybridges at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/6/22 Sean Miller <sean at seanmiller.net>:
> > Try "atop" rather than top (sudo apt-get install atop) - it gives you
> > more information on virtual memory and swap space, as it seems to me
> > that your issue may be a lack of available memory causing excessive
> > swapping.
>
> Paul stated earlier that his memory usage was only 38%. It also
> wouldn't explain the boot time getting longer..


I don't have that e-mail... he said that CPU usage for one process was 40%
but I don't have any record of anything said about memory.

Paul - how much memory do you have in the machine?

Sean
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