Re: Question regarding swap partition when installing Linux Mint Debian.
On 03/02/14 22:50, Chen Wei wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 03, 2014 at 02:38:16AM -0800, Rick Thomas wrote:
>> For example, if you decide to put /tmp in a ramdisk, you may want to
>> allocate a swap partition that's much larger than your RAM as backup
>> in case somebody needs *lots* of space in /tmp.
> +1 for the /tmp example.
>> My personal rule of thumb is, "Start with twice your RAM and adjust
>> from there depending on experience."
> How about use a swapfile?
Good idea. As long as the swap file is not sparse.