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SubjectRe: Swap size for a machine with 2GB of memory
On Sunday 19 August 2001 02:42 am, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> The Red Hat installation manual claims that the size of the swap partition
> should be twice the size of physical memory, but no more than 128MB.
For the benefit of anyone finding this in the kernel archives and any
future Linux technical historians, this 128MB swap partition limit was
fixed by a patch submitted by Stephen C. Tweedie on 9 Jul 1998, and which
appeared in 2.1.109 on 20 Jul 1998.

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