Re: FAQ... Swap partition... how big?
zhaoway> > FYI, it depends on how much your physical RAM is. Generally
zhaoway> > speaking, if your physical RAM > 64MB you should not make a swap
zhaoway> > double of physical RAM.
Not have so much reason, it is just my experience. For the most of users
128MB+128MBswap is enough. Too much swap will make a machine slow possibly.
zhaoway> zw@q:~/ > free -m
zhaoway> total used free shared buffers cached
zhaoway> Mem: 61 59 1 0 7 22
zhaoway> -/+ buffers/cache: 29 31
zhaoway> Swap: 392 17 375
Look, only 17MB of your swap is used.:-)
zhaoway> BTW, is -email@example.com losing email from -firstname.lastname@example.org ? I didn't read the
zhaoway> orig post but only this reply.
But I read the original one from chinese-gb.