Swap - forcing Swap
lamsokvr at xprt.net
Fri Sep 30 02:32:04 UTC 2005
On Fri, 2005-09-30 at 04:03 +0000, snpe wrote:
> > it depends. Imagine a large unused program (like a JVM with around
> > 500mb) which you don't use always (think i2p anonymity proxy). You do
> > not want that program to fill your RAM. This programs memory can be
> > swapped out and the free memory used for cache.
> why - if you have free memory , yet
> > > You can't force usage of swap
> > wrong: you can use some /proc/sys/vm parameters to do this.
> you can control (litle), but can't force system for swapping if system have free main memory
And how do we do this with /proc/sys/xm like the other guy said.??
Tell me please???
> > > and you don't want this
> > depends upon your usage patterns.
> no, you don't want and you can't
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