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Re: Partitioning schemes for partman-auto

On  1.III.2004 at 20:10 Falk Hueffner wrote:
> Swap nowadays only serve to spill pages that haven't been accessed for
> hours, or to slow down the system enough so you can kill processes
> gone haywire; therefore, it is not performance critical and a swap
> file will do just fine and is more flexible WRT resizing.

I can remember the installer of Red Hat saying that the swap must be
always at least as much as the available RAM even if there is enough
RAM.  Without swap the performance of the system would be degraded.
Do you know if this is true?

Anton Zinoviev

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