Using mdconfig for swap space

Peter Steele psteele at
Wed Sep 9 15:41:10 UTC 2009

>It's easy to *try* the swap files.  Then measure the performance.  
>If the behaviour is really as specific to your custom application as you indicate, then general advice may not apply either.

In fact, after discussing this with the team, we are going to do exactly that. We'll allocate an extra 8GB of swap space through an image file and let QA run their stress tests to see how things behave. That's the only way to know for sure if this will work for us.

Thanks for the feedback.


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