[ILUG] Ram swap
f26p at eircom.net
Tue Aug 5 16:50:53 IST 2008
Michael Watterson wrote:
> p.slabiak at linux-services.org wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> in the former linux versions (kernel 2.4.x) the relationship beetwen
>> ram and swap was 1:2. Is it the same with kernel 2.6.x ?
> Going less than 1:1 (or even 1:0) on most OS, that have LOTS of RAM
> ought to be possible, but for Mortals with LOTS* of RAM the limit is 1:1
> unless you really really understand what you are doing.
Is that an upper or a lower limit? i.e. is 1:1 the minimum amount of RAM
or the minimum amount of swap?
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