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Old 09-26-2003, 05:15 AM   #1
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Question SwapSpace

How must be the SWAPSPACE in Slackware 9.0...I have made an Linux SWAPSPACE 700MB is it enough.... And mu Linux Ext3 Partition i have made it to be 3GB
Old 09-26-2003, 06:06 AM   #2
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Since my first Linux installation, ive always made my swap space the same size as my amount of RAM..


512 Ram = 512 Swap.

So i have 512 Swap for at 10 GB / drive...
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Old 09-26-2003, 05:56 PM   #4
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Are 700MB SWAPSPACE good for 256MB RAM?
Old 09-26-2003, 06:07 PM   #5
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700MB SWAP? Wow. I'd go with 128MB max. You probably won't even touch the SWAP.
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I would go with 128MB of swap if you start using a lot of your swap partition you can always allocate more space later for swap.


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