swap space on multiple drives
Alex de Kruijff
freebsd at akruijff.dds.nl
Sat Nov 29 17:26:31 PST 2003
On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 02:15:38PM -0600, Charles Howse wrote:
> After reading the following section of the Handbook, I'm still a little
> If I have 128MB ram, and 2 drives on seperate controllers, would I create swap
> partitions of 256MB on each drive?
No 256+256=512 so you would put half on each.
> What if I have 1GB ram? It won't be swapping much anyway. Surely 2 swap
> partitions of 2GB each won't hurt, but is that overkill?
It not a rule more of a guide line. You can safly put less on it if you
don't swap much. Dont go to low. You don't want to a situation where
100% is a posiblity. This could panic your system.
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