warning: total configured swap (8960911 pages) exceeds maximum recommended amount (8243200 pages).
frank2 at fjl.co.uk
Thu Oct 17 15:27:51 UTC 2013
On 17/10/2013 15:04, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> I'm using a 72gb swap disk.
> I've 10gb RAM
> I get this warning:
> warning: total configured swap (8960911 pages) exceeds maximum recommended amount (8243200 pages).
> warning: increase kern.maxswzone or reduce amount of swap.
> What is max. recommended amount based on?
> What is the danger of exceeding it?
> How should I increase kern.maxswzone?
> # sysctl kern.maxswzone
> kern.maxswzone: 0
> Do I set it to the total swap size?
> Where is kern.maxswzone described?
I went through this on an earlier version but didn't get any warning.
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