Re: kswap consume a lot of cpu.

From: Rik van Riel (
Date: Thu Apr 27 2000 - 17:21:46 EST

On Thu, 27 Apr 2000, Peter Enderborg wrote:

> but I have seen it for while now. Is this realy the way it should be?
> It's the cp of a big file on ext2 filesystem that causes the kswapd to
> use 77% CPU. But any heavy disk usage gives the same result.

It's not how it should be. Kswapd ate somewhat more cpu time
on systems than I anticipated ;(

I'll bring out a fix for this RSN...



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