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Re: using swap when there is free ram




On Fri, Mar 01, 2019 at 02:12:06PM -0300, Bruno Schneider wrote:
My system started using swap space even when there is available RAM:

$ free -m
             total        used        free      shared  buff/cache   available
Mem:           3882        1004        2303          63         573        2598
Swap:           956         239         717

Can anyone help find the reason

To free up underutilized memory for disk cache.

prevent it?

Why? What problem are you trying to solve?