On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 13:11 -0500, Rick Macdougall wrote:
> Max Esquivel wrote:
> > Thanks all for the suggestions. Been looking at things in more detail:
> > 1) Im not sure how many sessions we are handling. I do now we were
> > maxing out at 120 connections per sec at peak times.
> > 2) we do have spamc and spamd running.
> > spamd --max-children 25 -x -v -d --pidfile=/var/run/spamd.pid
> > 25 childs enough?
> max children 25 and 1 gig of memory is not going to work. Once you
> start swapping every thing is going to slow to a halt.
Just to elaborate on that - I figure 50MB per child (mine currently vary
from 12 - 40), so 25 children would require at least a gig.
Honestly, mine is set to 32, and I only have 1 gb - but it's a dedicated
server, and it was a pain to tweak it to where it is now.
I definitely need more Ram.
> I'd increase the amount of ram (we run 4 gig on all our SA servers) and
> see if it would be possible to get a separate machine to just run spamd on.