[collectd] collectd uses a lot of virtual memory

Christoffer Sawicki christoffer.sawicki at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 22:01:28 CEST 2009

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 20:29, matthew sporleder<msporleder at gmail.com> wrote:
> Any disk space can be used as swap if you have root access to make a swap file.

That's not true; OpenVZ restricts that.

% dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/swap count=$((256 * 1024 * 2))
524288+0 records in
524288+0 records out
268435456 bytes (268 MB) copied, 4,81693 seconds, 55,7 MB/s
% sudo swapon /tmp/swap
swapon: /tmp/swap: Operation not permitted

Christoffer Sawicki

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