[ILUG] Thoughts on USB as swap space
Ruairi.Hickey at collon.ie
Wed Jan 2 10:32:16 GMT 2008
On Wednesday 02 January 2008 10:15:08 Pádraig Brady wrote:
> Niall O Broin wrote:
> > How much swap is needed is an easy calculation:
> > swap space = required memory space - physical memory
> > The tricky part is figuring out the value of "required memory space" :-)
> > on a machine with 4GB of RAM, for desktop use, you probably hardly need
> > any swap, but I'd give it 1GB just to have some.
If the machine is going to suspend to disk, which uses swap as a store, your
swap size needs to be at least = ram size (prob. +some also)...
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