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Re: Max swap on Linux

On Sun, Mar 01, 1998 at 12:59:10AM -0500, Ossama Othman wrote:
> I am going to install Debian on a system that may require alot of swap
> space.  According to the Debian installation notes, Linux only uses up to
> 128MB of swap space.  I've been also told that Linux can handle more.
> Which is correct?

My understanding is that it's 128mb per swap partition, and that you
can have several (up to 16?) of those.

Hamish Moffatt, hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au, hmoffatt@mail.com
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