RAM & Swap & Speed
herbert.raimund at gmx.net
Sun Apr 20 19:23:29 UTC 2008
recently I had to add some more RAM on a workstation. Was 512MB before and is 2GB now, the reason was to give some graphic apps more space.
But to my surprise the workstation ran faster--but before adding RAM it did NOT make use of the swap-partition and after the big RAM chip of course not too (checked it with #top).
This was a Slackware installation. Had anyone experienced such effect on BSD as well?
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