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SubjectRe: Break 2.4 VM in five easy steps
On Wednesday 06 June 2001 10:54, Sean Hunter wrote:

> > Did you try to put twice as much swap as you have RAM ? (e.g. add a
> > 512M swapfile to your box)
> > 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?

And laptops with big memories and small disks.

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