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SubjectRe: Out Of Memory in v. 2.1
On Sun, 4 Oct 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

> And to boot a machine with 512Mb of RAM you'll need at least 600Mb or
> so of swap file.

Why would a machine with that amount of memory need that much swap space?
I'd have thought it wouldn't need more than 128MB at best as swap.

I'm thinking about buying 2 x 72pin EDO 128MB SIMMS every month until I
have a full set of 1GB of RAM for my dual system. Does that mean I'll have
to buy a hard disk just for swap space? 8)

Cheers,
Alex
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