warning: total configured swap (8960911 pages) exceeds maximum recommended amount (8243200 pages).
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Thu Oct 17 16:01:59 UTC 2013
On Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:27:49 +0100
Frank Leonhardt wrote:
> 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.
> You might find the answer here:
The hard limit that's mentioned there is i386 only. I think that may
have changed a bit since 8.2.
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