Max swap size?

Joseph Hall joseph at thatworks.com
Thu May 29 12:40:53 MDT 2008


On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 12:33 PM, Chris <plug.org at 2nerds.com> wrote:
> Solaris fixed this bias problem a long time ago with a kernel-tunable
> called priority-paging, which was introduced as a configuration option
> and then later made the default, IIRC.

The word of the day is swappiness, which can be configured with:

/proc/sys/vm/swappiness

Value of 1 to 100, which tells the kernel how aggressively to use the swap file.

-- 
Joseph
http://blog.josephhall.com/



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