Some ideas for FreeBSD
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Thu Feb 7 08:30:32 UTC 2008
> Even if you HAD to use files, i can't imagine that writing a script that groks the output of the proper sysctl and creates a new swap file on demand would be that hard.
for those usable to write simple script - there is
still - in XXI century disk sizes, even some overcommiting swap space
doesn't make a problem.
if program needs 10 or more times swap than memory, the program should be
changed to use less memory hungry algorithm, or be tunable (like sort with
swap is NOT memory replacement
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