How much swap space for a 32 GB RAM system?
chris at bsdjunk.com
Wed Jul 23 12:28:37 UTC 2014
On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 11:09:21AM +0200, Mark Tinka wrote:
> On Tuesday, July 22, 2014 06:20:50 PM Littlefield, Tyler
> > That number was always weird and never made much sense.
> > What swap ultimately comes down to though is you, the
> > user. If you foresee needing more than 32 gb ram, feel
> > free to add more swap space. If you don't, maybe 8 gb or
> > so just to be on the safe side. If you really need 32 gb
> > swap space, I'd recommend just getting more ram, as that
> > will be much, much faster than thrashing.
> I've always kept swap at no more than 4GB, whether I have
> 256MB or 256GB of RAM :-).
> Of course, swap is very important when doing VM's, but
> that's another issue entirely :-).
Normally it's 2 times amount of ram in the system so in your case it
would be a swap of 64G
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