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Re: swish memory/perf

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Mon Feb 03 2003 - 02:23:45 GMT
On Sun, 2 Feb 2003, Timothy Smith wrote:

> Hi,
>    Love swish but seem to be having some issues with indexing a larger 
> amount of documents.
> Directory has 29032 files, total size 3.1GB
> Config file at end of message.
> /usr/local/bin/swish-e -e -i /mydir -c file.config
> version: 2.2.3
> Basically the process grew to around 600MB in size (exceeding my 128MB RAM) 
> over 21 hours and I finally killed it before it used all my swap.
> Any thoughts?

You don't want to run out of RAM.  Short of adding more memory (128M isn't
much), what happens when you use the -e switch?  I would think you should
be able to index 30K files in a lot shorter time than 21 hours.  More like
a few minutes.

Bill Moseley
Received on Mon Feb 3 02:24:12 2003