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SubjectRe: Requirement: swap = RAM x 2.5 ??
Richard Gooch wrote:
>
> Jeff Garzik writes:
> >
> > I'm sorry but this is a regression, plain and simple.
> >
> > Previous versons of Linux have worked great on diskless workstations
> > with NO swap.
> >
> > Swap is "extra space to be used if we have it" and nothing else.
>
> Sure. But Linux still works without swap. It's just that if you *do*
> have swap, it works best with 2* RAM.

Yes, but that's not the point of the discussion. Currently 2*RAM is
more of a requirement than a recommendation.

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