Oracle Linux 6u7: Shows Incongruous Swap Metrics: SwapFree Is Greater Than SwapTotal (Doc ID 2157973.1)

Last updated on JULY 15, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The free(1) command report an unreasonable swap usage:

Changes

 The server was updated to Oracle Linux 6u7, with kernel 2.6.32-573.el6.x86_64 or above.

Cause

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