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Old 10-01-2003, 01:33 PM   #1
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Setting up my swap partition...

Hi all. I know the general rule of thumb is 2x your RAM size for any swap partition. I have 768mb RAM in my computer and double that is 1536mb(1.536gigs). Maybe i'm wrong but that jus seems a lot for a swap partition . Can anyone tell me what a good size swap partition would be? Thanks for helping this newbie out .
Old 10-01-2003, 01:41 PM   #2
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With that amount of ram you will not really need much swap if at all. That rule of thumb is kind of outdated now. I would say 256MB will be plenty - that takes you over the Gig in total.
Old 10-01-2003, 01:45 PM   #3
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Cool, thanks for your help


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