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    SubjectRE: Is swap == 2 * RAM a permanent thing?
    On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Torrey Hoffman wrote:

    > IIRC, when this discussion of swap size first came up, the general
    > conclusion was NOT that you should have swap = 2 * RAM, but that you
    > should have swap(2.4.x) = 2 * swap(2.2.x), that is, twice as much swap
    > as you did under 2.2.x.

    it seems to me that in 2.2.x it looks like this:

    total usage == swap + RAM
    under 2.4.x it looks like:
    total usage == swap

    > So if you never swapped at all under 2.2.x, you should not need any
    > swap space in 2.4.x either.

    Right.

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