Re: kswapd busy but not swapping

From: Christian Kujau
Date: Wed May 21 2008 - 14:42:49 EST

On Wed, 21 May 2008, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
It could have been busy reclaiming pagecache.
kswapd is the generic reclaim thread - paging anonymous memory to the
swap is but one form thereof.

Hm, OK, so it's "OK" I guess. It stopped after a few hours anyway, I think it was related to the disk IO (dd if=/dev/hdd of=/dev/null)....

Thanks for replying,
BOFH excuse #75:

There isn't any problem
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