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SubjectRe: Break 2.4 VM in five easy steps
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On 06 Jun 2001 09:54:31 +0100, Sean Hunter wrote:
> > This is what Linus recommended for 2.4 (swap = 2 * RAM), saying that
> > anything less won't do any good: 2.4 overallocates swap even if it
> > doesn't use it all. So in your case you just have enough swap to map
> > your RAM, and nothing to really swap your apps.
> >
>
> For large memory boxes, this is ridiculous. Should I have 8GB of swap?

Life is tough. If guess if you have 4GB RAM, you'd be better having no
swap at all. Or, yes, at least 8GB.
Or just wait for this bug to be fixed. But be patient.

Xav


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