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SubjectRe: Swap vs No Swap.
On Thursday 22 November 2001 4:36 pm, war wrote:
> The bottom line here is:
> There is no need for swap if you have enough ram.
> Using swap with more than enough ram does absolutley nothing for the
> system, except by degrading the performance of it.

If the system has so much RAM that EVERYTHING fits in RAM - programs, data
and FS cache - then the swap won't be touched anyway, and makes no
difference. This is rather unlikely on a PC; in practice, adding swap should
always improve matters. (Of course, the VM isn't perfect yet...)

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