This is a discussion on Re: [squid-users] To Have A /swap Partition, Or Not? - squid ; --- Henrik Nordstrom wrote: > On Fri, 9 Apr 2004, Mark Tinka wrote: > > > i've been seeing some threads where de-activation > > and/or NO creation of the /swap paritition is > > recommended in ensuring the system ...
--- Henrik Nordstrom
On Fri, 9 Apr 2004, Mark Tinka wrote:
> > i've been seeing some threads where de-activation
> > and/or NO creation of the /swap paritition is
> > recommended in ensuring the system doesn't swap..
> For a Squid server it is recommended to not have a
> swap to ensure the
> Squid metadata is never swapped out.
> Just make sure
> you have sufficient
> amount of RAM (the guideline in the FAQ is on the
> safe side).
i hope my 1.6GB is sufficient enough..
thanks for your help Henrik..
> For a general purpose server having a swap of twice
> the memory is
> recommended, but a Squid server is not a general
> purpose server.
> > typically, i configure 512MB swap partitions on my
> > Linux systems.. following on the advice in
> > threads, should i create a /swap partition and
> turn it
> > off in the filesystem table, or not create the
> > partition altogether..?.
> Does not really matter. If you create the swap
> partition but don't
> activate it, or don't create the swap partition. The
> only difference is
> that if you create the swap partition without
> activating it then you waste
> some disk space. Personally I would prefer having
> that disk space for
> bigger capacity of archiving logs.
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