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Re: [SLE] Why have swap
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 12:25:32 -0400
  • Message-id: <200308301225.32945.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 29 August 2003 15:31 pm, lee wrote:
> On Thursday 28 August 2003 10:54, Helgi Örn Helgason wrote:
> > On 2003-08-28, Rohit wrote:
> > > Dear all,
> > >
> > > I have 128 MB RAM and 128 MB swap right now. What if I double my
> > > RAM and disable swap altogether? What can go wrong for the same
> > > setup?
> >
> > I would at least double the swap.
> > You can read about swap here:
> > <http://people.debian.org/~psg/ddg/node81.html>
> > and here:
> > <http://www.cs.uwa.edu.au/programming/linux/linux-HOWTO/mini/Partiti
> >on-3.ht ml>
> >
> > Cheers,
> > HÖ
>
> "In Linux, a single swap partition can not be larger than 128 MB. That
> is, the partition may be larger than 128 MB, but excess space is never
> used. If you want more than 128 MB of swap, you have to create
> multiple swap partitions. "


Used to be true.... You must have read some old info.


>
> Is this statement true ? A max of 128 mg of swap ?
>
> Thank you for your time
>
> Lee

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