swap or not?
arnoldg at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Tue Feb 5 09:22:49 EST 2002
I'm looking for some opinions (based on real cluster setups would be nice
too). If you've got nodes with lots of memory (>1GB) do you run with swap
space configured or not?
We're seeing the occasional run that misses its memory request by a lot
and it hangs nodes due to excessive paging.
Galen Arnold, system engineer--consulting group arnoldg at ncsa.uiuc.edu
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