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From Jim Klucar <>
Subject Re: System swappiness setting warning - important enough to display when shell starts?
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 01:31:39 GMT
I think that could be a slippery slope. We can't possibly support all
the Linux settings required for optimal performance on all

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On Jun 7, 2012, at 7:36 PM, David Medinets <> wrote:

> I don't know the impact when this setting is too high. Apparently the
> default in Ubuntu is 60. I only noticed the warning because I was
> looking at log files randomly. I'm wondering if this check is
> important enough to be done when the shell starts and to display the
> error to the console at that time.
> This was the message:
> [server.Accumulo] WARN : System swappiness setting is greater than ten
> (60) which can cause time-sensitive operations to be delayed.
> Accumulo is time sensitive b
> ecause it needs to maintain distributed lock agreement.

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