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Re: [opensuse] Creating a swap file
  • From: Terry Eck <terry_eck@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 21:04:41 -0600
  • Message-id: <45A6FAC9.5080808@xxxxxxxxx>
Patrick Shanahan wrote:

I have 4gb ram and .5gb swap and after 45 days up, only 26mb swap is
used.

htop reports 277 total tasks with 15 running atm.


I have always thought that the larger the real memory the smaller the swap space required. There
are exceptions of course. In general, if your system uses a large swap space then you need to add
more memory.

Terry

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