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Re: [SLE] swap space question in 9.3 install
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 03:52:42 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0507280348180.30140@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Monday 2005-07-25 at 10:24 -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:

> systems. In your case, you have a need to allocate a large swap space since
> you want to leave a number of large programs resident. Most people today
> probably don't need more that 512M.

You need some more swap than ram, if you intend to suspend to disk at some
time. I have found that suspending is usefull, it is faster than
halt/boot. Exactly how much swap is needed for suspending, I dunno, but
somewhat more than real ram.

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson

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