DEcreased swap space

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DEcreased swap space

Post by Helladamnleet » Thu Jun 27, 2019 1:20 pm

Had a sort of obnoxiously large amount of swap assigned which was ultimately causing major system slowdown and occasional need to reboot. Decreased it to a regular amount, and things should be faster, but there's never enough of you online ever to really bench test these kinds of things :rolleyes:
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Re: DEcreased swap space

Post by STACKER » Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:09 am

Keep note of how it grows overtime, you might have some shitty RAM leak if it gradually fills up and slows everything down

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Re: DEcreased swap space

Post by Helladamnleet » Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:41 am

It stemmed from a non-existent understanding of SWAP based on how thing were 20 years ago when I skimmed an article on it. I had it set obscenely high (think over 100 gigs) so programs with memory leaks like Firefox would eventually kill my computer.
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