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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.19-pre3-ac1
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    L-K developers,

    What is the recomended amount of swap if you have a PC with 384 MB ram?

    Matthew
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Mike Fedyk <mfedyk@matchmail.com>
    To: <MrChuoi@yahoo.com>
    Cc: <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
    Sent: Sunday, March 17, 2002 12:36 AM
    Subject: Re: Linux 2.4.19-pre3-ac1


    > On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 08:58:11PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > > SwapTotal: 65528 kB
    > > > SwapFree: 65528 kB
    > > > Committed_AS: 57252 kB
    > >
    > > Ok at this point you have 64Mb of free swap, and at worse (absolutely
    worst
    > > pure theory) have 57Mb committed
    > >
    > > > LowTotal: 126856 kB
    > > > SwapTotal: 65528 kB
    > > > SwapFree: 63324 kB
    > > > Committed_AS: 226160 kB
    > >
    > > So you have 128Mb of RAM, 64Mb of swap, and if all pages are touched you
    > > would need 226Mb of swap + ram (minus kernel overhead). Looks like the
    > > machine is hovering on the edge
    > >
    >
    > In Other Words (IOW), add more swap like everyone else said.
    >
    > The rmap design does use a bit more memory (about 400k for 128MB ram) for
    > the reverse mapping tables, so that could push you over into an OOM case.
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