Re: Recommended swap for 2.4.x.

From: Jonathan Morton (
Date: Fri Feb 02 2001 - 15:27:37 EST

At 1:51 pm +0000 2/2/2001, Pavel Machek wrote:
>> I am asking because I have just ordered a new drive for my Vaio (8.1 gig
>> in a 8.45mm drive!) and I want to install 2.4.x on it. (I like getting
>8.1GB in under centimeter? That's 8.1GB in compactflash slot?

In general, i think the normal reccommendation is to put around double your
physical RAM size as a swapfile. In practice, I use 256Mb swap on most
(almost all) my machines, which have physical RAM from 28Mb up to 320Mb.
Only the 28Mb machine ever makes substantial use of that space.

from: Jonathan "Chromatix" Morton
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