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From: lukas <lukas@...>
Subject: Re: swap?
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 18:24:51 +0200
On Friday 30 July 2004 16:59, Gyujin Park wrote:

> I've recently switched to Gentoo, and the server was running fine
> until there was a problem with SWAP.
> Gentoo Server Performance decreased and of course Physical Memory was
> high and warning was sent to root, me.
> I've correctly mkswap /dev/hda2
> and correctly swapon -a
> However, it gives me resource busy.
> Also, when I do
> free
> it shows no swap is used even though physical memory level is 98%.

Have you made an entry for the swapspace in your /etc/fstab?

/dev/hda2               none            swap            sw      0 0

> Of course, the system gets unstable and forces me to shutdown some
> services, which brings down to about 95%.
> Why doesn't Gentoo utilitze swap?

I never had any problems with swapspace and gentoo.

> also, I'm only running mysql, http, vsftpd.
> What is the problem with Gentoo performance, whenever I add people
> and put a quota on, and restart quota service? The it eats Memory.

I don't know. I never used quota on gentoo.


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