[Users] High Swap Load

Sebastian Bachmann me at free-minds.net
Fri Aug 12 04:34:40 EDT 2011


On Fri, 12 Aug 2011 16:28:06 +0800, "CM [Sprintserve.net]"
<silver at sprintserve.net> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: users-bounces at openvz.org [mailto:users-bounces at openvz.org] On
> Of Sebastian Bachmann
> Sent: Friday, 12 August, 2011 3:57 PM
> To: Users at openvz.org
> Subject: [Users] High Swap Load
> We have a really weird problem with one of our OpenVZ Hosts. Sometimes
> swap is filled with arround of 2GB of Data, this causes that high load
> the server is not available... The really weird thing is that the memory
> not completly used! we have 8GB of RAM installed but only 3,5GB are
> used (1,7G buffered and 2G cached) - that means there are still arround
> 0,6GB of free mem and the cached mem can also be used, so why the server
> should swap???
> Are you running 32bit OS? If yes, what kernel are you using? Make sure
> are using one with PAE enabled. 
nope we are running currently under Linux 2.6.32-5-openvz-amd64 #1 SMP Wed
Jan 12 04:22:50 UTC 2011 x86_64 GNU/Linux

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