Re: SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-30 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 10:37:46AM -0500, FreeBSD wrote: Jerry McAllister a écrit : On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 12:02:06PM -0500, FreeBSD wrote: Daniel Bye a écrit : On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 10:28:18AM -0600, Kirk Strauser wrote: On Thursday 18 December 2008 09:16:10 FreeBSD

Re: SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-30 Thread Jerry McAllister
On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 01:04:26PM -0500, FreeBSD wrote: Tom Worster a écrit : On 12/19/08 10:37 AM, FreeBSD free...@optiksecurite.com wrote: Because this server is monitored by Nagios and it emails me every hour a warning because the swap is not 100% free (I know it's pretty extreme,

Re: SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-21 Thread Mel
On Friday 19 December 2008 19:04:26 FreeBSD wrote: This server is very lightly used, so most of the time if the swap is getting used it shows that something is going wrong. This warning already proved usefull once, so I don't think I'm going to change it. Swapping is a symptom of a symptom -

SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-19 Thread FreeBSD
Jerry McAllister a écrit : On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 12:02:06PM -0500, FreeBSD wrote: Daniel Bye a écrit : On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 10:28:18AM -0600, Kirk Strauser wrote: On Thursday 18 December 2008 09:16:10 FreeBSD wrote: Hi everyone, I have a FreeBSD 7.0-Release

Re: SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-19 Thread Kirk Strauser
On Dec 19, 2008, at 9:37 AM, FreeBSD wrote: Because this server is monitored by Nagios and it emails me every hour a warning because the swap is not 100% free (I know it's pretty extreme, but I want to know if the system is swapping). Martin, I'm not trying to be harsh, honestly, but stop

Re: SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
jerry Because this server is monitored by Nagios and it emails me every hour a warning because the swap is not 100% free (I know it's pretty extreme, but I want to know if the system is swapping). I just tried swapoff -a ; swapon -a and it worked great. under completely normal

Re: SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-19 Thread Wojciech Puchar
but it's still played around with 3MB of swap. This is not hurting anything, and absolutely is *not* an indication that anything is wrong or sub-optimal. Seriously, get over your obsession with keeping swap utterly empty before it drives you nuts. FreeBSD isn't designed to work that way and

Re: SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-19 Thread Tom Worster
On 12/19/08 10:37 AM, FreeBSD free...@optiksecurite.com wrote: Because this server is monitored by Nagios and it emails me every hour a warning because the swap is not 100% free (I know it's pretty extreme, but I want to know if the system is swapping). if a swap space is available and

Re: SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-19 Thread FreeBSD
Tom Worster a écrit : On 12/19/08 10:37 AM, FreeBSD free...@optiksecurite.com wrote: Because this server is monitored by Nagios and it emails me every hour a warning because the swap is not 100% free (I know it's pretty extreme, but I want to know if the system is swapping). if a

Re: SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-19 Thread RW
On Fri, 19 Dec 2008 13:04:26 -0500 FreeBSD free...@optiksecurite.com wrote: This server is very lightly used, so most of the time if the swap is getting used it shows that something is going wrong. This warning already proved usefull once, so I don't think I'm going to change it. I don't

Re: SOLVED: Simple swap question

2008-12-19 Thread Kirk Strauser
On Dec 19, 2008, at 12:04 PM, FreeBSD wrote: This server is very lightly used, so most of the time if the swap is getting used it shows that something is going wrong. No it doesn't. Get that wrong idea out of your head. -- Kirk Strauser ___