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SubjectRe: Break 2.4 VM in five easy steps
Vivek Dasmohapatra wrote:
>
> On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Dr S.M. Huen wrote:
>
> > On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Sean Hunter wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > For large memory boxes, this is ridiculous. Should I have 8GB of swap?
> > >
> >
> > Do I understand you correctly?
> > ECC grade SDRAM for your 8GB server costs £335 per GB as 512MB sticks even
> > at today's silly prices (Crucial). Ultra160 SCSI costs £8.93/GB as 73GB
> > drives.
>
> Not the point. It is an absolute pig to have to allocate extra swap just
> because extra memory was added.

Not to mention that some people stuff their machines with memory just to
avoid using swap at all.

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