recommendation for swap space?

Michael S. Fischer michael at
Mon Apr 7 23:44:20 CEST 2008

On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 2:14 PM, Simon Lyall <simon at> wrote:
> 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.
>  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?

Huh?  Nothing I said contradicts that.


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