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Re: swap space size

On Fri, 2004-10-22 at 21:42 +0100, Pigeon wrote: 
> On Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 12:03:42AM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > "Gilbert, Joseph" <jgilbert@insuresuite.com> writes:
> Well, boards that can take 4G are common these days, but there's a
> limit of 2G on swap size (at least up to 2.4; don't know offhand if
> it's changed for 2.6). Beyond that you have to go to multiple swap
> partitions.
> I tend to allocate the maximum 2G because disk space is so cheap these
> days. I have used most of it on one occasion - running spice

So as not to be limited by partition definitions, which are un-
changeable (unless you wipe your system), I've gone to page *files*
in kernel 2.6, because of the increased performance, and flexibility.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
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