[CentOS] What is cached swap?
Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net
Fri Mar 2 21:40:59 UTC 2007
John R Pierce wrote:
> 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.
Then it should read:
Swap: 524120k total, 80760k used, 443360k free; Cached: 73448k
> I'll say this, its not often I see swap used > cached. that machine
> definately could use more memory.
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