weissel at netcologne.de
Tue Sep 24 06:25:50 UTC 2002
Gerwin Lienert (gerwin.lienert at gmx.de) wrote 37 lines:
> But what do you do, when your swap becomes to small.
- use a swapfile (can be on LVM) with a low priority
- use a swap partition on LVM with a low priority
> Shure, you can start,
> having one swap device outside of your lvm, but in case of increased memory
> leak, you will be happy, if you can easily define another swap device on your
> lvm. I did so, and for me it worked fine.
How about fixing the memory leak? :-)
Anyway, in most cases HD space is cheap and you can easily
allocate 3-4 times your RAM -- if you need more, you have a
bad leak or should definitively buy more RAM.
In all other cases, you can add swap space on the fly. And if
you have multiple fast hard disks, do make a swap space on them
all (or even better on each raid system) and use the kernel's
inbuild ability to strip over them (set the priority identical).
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