SWAP size

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Wed Apr 30 16:52:34 PDT 2003

On Thursday 01 May 2003 01:15, Benjamin Krueger wrote:

> In what instance can you expect to have server processes that are ok to
> page to disk? 

Almost every machine has some mostly dormant server processes which can be 
paged out (for example sshd's on web-servers).

Sticking so much memory into a machine that nothing at all will be paged out 
although there are lots of processes which are idle for long amounts of time 
is really a waste of money. Paging is a good thing. :)

	Michael Nottebrock

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