September 30, 2010

Swap space is never used, are my settings correct

I'm on GNU/Linux and top command always show that swap space is always 0k used!
How to make sure that its used. I changed its priority from -1 to 1. Its still not used.
Please help me out.

Following are the various stats:

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top - 04:30:55 up 1 day, 1:35, 2 users, load average: 1.04, 0.47, 0.46
Tasks: 106 total, 2 running, 104 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
Cpu(s): 1.0% us, 3.4% sy, 1.3% ni, 85.2% id, 6.4% wa, 0.0% hi, 2.7% si
Mem: 3089396k total, 1954548k used, 1134848k free, 157268k buffers
Swap: 2031608k total, 0k used, 2031608k free, 1290560k cached

%cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness
60

%swapon -s
Filename Type Size Used Priority
/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol01 partition 2031608 0 1

# cat /etc/fstab
# This file is edited by fstab-sync - see 'man fstab-sync' for details
/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 / ext3 defaults 1 1
LABEL=/boot /boot ext3 defaults 1 2
none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
none /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
none /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/hda /media/cdrom auto pamconsole,exec,noauto,managed 0 0
/dev/fd0 /media/floppy auto pamconsole,exec,noauto,managed 0 0
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