recommendation for swap space?

Simon Lyall simon at
Mon Apr 7 23:14:14 CEST 2008

On Mon, 7 Apr 2008, Michael S. Fischer wrote:
> That said, it wouldn't make sense to entirely deallocate your swap
> space, since the kernel may decide to page or swap out processes other
> than Varnish.

<pet peeve>

and what is wrong with that?  Surely your RAM is better being used by the
main applications on the server ( Varnish ) rather than "sitting around
and waiting" copies of sshd, cron and getty?

</pet peeve>

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