[rt-users] RT Runs VERY Slowly...

Stevo checkpoint at ozbergs.com
Fri Apr 30 13:40:15 EDT 2004

Here's the output... I'd love to get to the root of this...

        total:    used:    free:  shared: buffers:  cached:
Mem:  525799424 514760704 11038720        0 85594112 223989760
Swap: 1068498944  8089600 1060409344
MemTotal:       513476 kB
MemFree:         10780 kB
MemShared:           0 kB
Buffers:         83588 kB
Cached:         214824 kB
SwapCached:       3916 kB
Active:         355092 kB
ActiveAnon:     139360 kB
ActiveCache:    215732 kB
Inact_dirty:         0 kB
Inact_laundry:   76368 kB
Inact_clean:      7244 kB
Inact_target:    87740 kB
HighTotal:           0 kB
HighFree:            0 kB
LowTotal:       513476 kB
LowFree:         10780 kB
SwapTotal:     1043456 kB
SwapFree:      1035556 kB

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Wampler" <sbw at tapestry.tucson.az.us>
To: "Stevo" <checkpoint at ozbergs.com>
Cc: "Steve Wampler" <sbw at tapestry.tucson.az.us>;
<RT-Users at lists.bestpractical.com>
Sent: Friday, April 30, 2004 10:33 AM
Subject: Re: [rt-users] RT Runs VERY Slowly...

> On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 09:28:11AM -0700, Stevo wrote:
> > Hey Steve,
> >
> > Well I've got 512MB ram in the system and about 10MB free and my Swap
> > partition is 1Gig with 1Gig free... so it seems that RT could be making
> > of that extra space for mod_perl... the system used to be at 256MB and
> > sucked all that up pretty quick...
> (I came into this discussion late, so please let me know if this has
> been covered!)
> It's unlikely that letting mod_perl go into swap space is going to
> help (most likely, things will slow down even more).   It is a little
> surprising that nothing is being moved into swap if your free RAM is
> so small, unless most of that is bufferspace.  What does 'free' show?
> (Even better, what does 'cat /proc/meminfo' show?)
> The problem is probably elsewhere and adding more memory (RAM or
> isn't likely to help.   512MB should be more than enough - RT on one of
> my systems (with 512MB) takes up quite a bit less that what you're seeing
> (typically a few dozen MB, except for buffers).
> Good luck!
> --
> Steve Wampler     {sbw at tapestry.tucson.az.us}
> The gods that smiled upon your birth are laughing now. -- fortune cookie

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