Some ideas for FreeBSD
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Thu Feb 7 11:25:26 UTC 2008
On Thu, 7 Feb 2008 09:28:57 +0100 (CET)
Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl> wrote:
> still - in XXI century disk sizes, even some overcommiting swap space
> doesn't make a problem.
> if program needs 10 or more times swap than memory, the program should be
> changed to use less memory hungry algorithm, or be tunable (like sort with
> swap is NOT memory replacement
absolutely...and if your program needs so much memory, RAM will probably help a lot more than slow swap. RAM is quite cheap nowadays too.
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