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RE: swap space size

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From: Paul Johnson [mailto:baloo@ursine.dyndns.org]
> Well, that used to be the rule of thumb for a Linux-specific problem
> with swap space.  Today, you can run without swap without a problem.
> I keep a gig of swap on hand to avoid out of memory problems at all
> costs and have never hit that.

This is exactly the sort of answer I was looking for.  I strongly suspected
that the 2x physical memory rule was the result of some old bug/problem that
has long been handled and that now, it really becomes a choice of your
system, its needs and the needs of your users.  


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