I have seen in several site which recommend to reduce swappiness to 10-20 for better performance. http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/998 ...
I have a laptop with 4 GB RAM and i3 processor. It runs very fast when I use windows, but it keeps slowing down on my Ubuntu when I use it continuously. I noticed that 500mb+ swap is getting used even ...
My Ubuntu 12.04 x64 on Dell XPS 15 with 8GB of RAM has been really sluggish. After some searching I came across post about swappiness. I noticed that swappiness on my system was reported as 0 which ...
I have a long-term problem with my Acer TravelMate 3002WTMi (Pentium-M 1.73Ghz, 512 MB RAM) and Xubuntu 11.10. Whenever load increases machine tends to slow down to the point that it's totally ...
Every once in a while, my Ubuntu starts using the hard disk like crazy, and for 3 minutes I can't move the mouse nor access any console, even CTRL-ALT-BACKSPACE and CTRL-ALT-F1 do nothing. It is ...
I've read a few articles now about changing the swappiness level on Ubuntu to possibly increase performance. But I'm very unfamiliar with how swappiness works, would I benefit from increasing, or ...
When I open a RAM-intensive app (VirtualBox set at 2 Gb RAM), Some swap space is generally used, depending on what else I have open at the time. However, when I quit that last application, the 2 Gb ...