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Old 09-14-2009, 03:45 PM   #1
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Is a linux-swap partition necessary in Puppy 4.1.2?

Is a linux-swap partition necessary in Puppy 4.1.2? Would it boost performance? 512MB ram, 18GB hd
Old 09-14-2009, 03:49 PM   #2
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If you're going to run memory-intensive applications, you may think about it. However, swap does not boost performance. In fact, it lowers performance when is used. So my advice will be to go without it.
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You can always use Gparted to resize your partition later to add swap if you find you need it.


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