Tag Archives: Swap

The SystemD Armbian Pine64 Swap Trap

What happens when you open a high page weight browser page on a limited memory machine without enough swap? Continue reading

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Firefox Is A Memory Hog With Memory Freeing Issues

Adventures in Macintosh land with mini-SD card performance / size limits and FireFox excessive memory use (leak?) and Macintosh sloppy swap management… Continue reading

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SystemD Depends on Swap

Today my system seemed to hang but was really just glacially slow. It looks like systemD was in a D diskwait state waiting on swap (or potentially some file read / write) and thus couldn’t do it’s job until that resolved… its job being ‘run everything’, that hurts… Continue reading

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