To swap or not to swap

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Tue Dec 2 11:15:43 PST 2008

On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 08:01:22PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:

> >Yes, have some swap.   The system uses this space for more than swapping
> >out processes.  It uses it for paging and for crash dumping.  The
> >rule of thumb is 2.2 times memory size.
> why not 2.17?

Sounds good to me.    Takes one more character to type...


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