Why has my swap pager gone nuts?

Kirk Strauser kirk at strauser.com
Tue Apr 8 07:11:10 PDT 2003

At 2003-04-08T13:30:41Z, Borgmaster <ribo6611 at student.uu.se> writes:

> I know that one is supposed to have twice swap as physical RAM, but is
> that really necessary on my single user workstation?

Few things are *necessary*, but some are *highly desirable*.  FreeBSD's
paging algorithm is optimized for swap = 2*RAM.  Allocating less swap causes
it to use less efficient routines.
Kirk Strauser
In Googlis non est, ergo non est.
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