[CentOS] What is cached swap?
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Fri Mar 2 17:31:34 UTC 2007
Mike McCarty wrote:
> Isn't cached swap somewhat an oxymoron? Why cache virtual?
> Am I misunderstanding this line from top?
> Swap: 524120k total, 80760k used, 443360k free, 73448k cached
its not cached swap, they just put the cached on the end of the swap
line because it fits.
I'll say this, its not often I see swap used > cached. that machine
definately could use more memory.
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