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Re: lookup on memory shortage
On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 12:10:34PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> 0 -1 0 0 2 0x20002 23 system
What is the pagedaemon doing?
Looks like it is trying to page out...
> nswapdev=1, swpgavail=65535
> swpages=65535, swpginuse=65535, swpgonly=56406, paging=0
> This raises several questions. First, I've trouble parsing the
> swap section of the show uvmexp: what do swpgavail, swpages and
> swpginuse means ? If my swap full ?
> Second, there are only 9 free pages, but 18159 allocated to file
> cache. Why couldn't the pagedaemin free pages from the file
> cache ?
> Is there something more I can do next times this happens ?
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