reducing size of apache instances

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Sat Sep 12 12:11:18 UTC 2009

John Almberg wrote:
> I'm starting to wonder about the Swap info from top... it never changes.
> It has said the same thing all day, since I've been watching it. Does
> that make sense?
> Swap: 2008M Total, 150M Used, 1858M Free, 7% Inuse

That looks about normal if your RAM suffices. In that case only
memory that hasn't been accessed for more than 24 hours will
be moved to the swap space. So after an uptime of 24 hours,
if no more apps get started there's no more reason for it
to change.

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