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Old 07-19-2007, 02:18 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by jlliagre
The real formula is:

swap=max(installed RAM, total virtual memory your system will require one day - RAM);
And seeing that the total virtual memory that you may need is always going to be unknown, we need rules of thumb to get a good approximation.

Of course, your formula is 100% correct though...

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