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From: Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: pf-sources Kernel
Date: Wed, 25 May 2011 13:17:29
Message-Id: irivdg$otl$
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] pf-sources Kernel by Alex Schuster
1 On 05/25/2011 03:12 PM, Alex Schuster wrote:
2 > [...] Now I have 8G, and
3 > do not notice that much swapping any more. Although... right now, swap is
4 > at 600M, and the system is swapping right now. Weird. I'm running rdiff-
5 > backup, this seems to increase swap size. Maybe too much of the stuff it
6 > precesses is being cached? Swap is at 800M now.
8 You can tweak this in /etc/sysctl.conf:
10 vm.swappiness = 30
12 Or maybe 20. The default is 60. IMO way too high for desktop systems.


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Swap performance (was: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: pf-sources Kernel) Alex Schuster <wonko@×××××××××.org>