[ale] Anyone know if this is true?
skotchman at gmail.com
Wed Oct 12 21:29:48 EDT 2011
On 10/12/2011 04:14 PM, planas wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-10-12 at 15:13 -0400, Geoffrey Myers wrote:
>> 'Just so you all know, when determining how much space to assign to
>> swap: Swap isn't just used for paging or virtual memory management; swap
>> is also used by power management for suspend-to-disk (hibernation). '
>> I seriously don't know, so I'm asking.
> I have seen that a good swap size is ~1.5x the RAM.
> Jay Lozier
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I remember from somewhere that upto 2GB use 2.0x RAM above 2GB of RAM go
with 1:1 ratio so 4Gb RAM = 6GB swap. I don't remember why 2x on the
first 2GB and this goes back to when 4GB was a lot on pre-configured
retail boxes. So like Geoffrey I can't see having 18GB of swap for a
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