Re: kswapd at 96% CPU on my 16Mb system

From: Kees Bakker (
Date: Sun Jun 18 2000 - 05:25:05 EST

>>>>> "Mike" == Mike Galbraith <> writes:

Mike> I just booted test1 and 99pre5 both with mem=8M.. both booted fine with no
Mike> thrashing. I also stressed both (needed min 16mb to do that because my
Mike> boxen are latest/greatest/obesest everything) and see no real difference
Mike> for ram-poor configurations.

Booting my 'real' system with mem=16M did not reveal the problem either.

>> PS. Perhaps I haven't mentioned this. It's a 486, but I have configured it
>> with CONFIG_M586=y, and egcs 2.91.66.
>> Here some more messages from my log:

Mike> *blink*.. why are you configuring for a processor you don't have?

Just laziness. I use the same kernel for the two systems I have.

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