Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 19 Nov 2001 15:22:55 +0100 (CET)
> > > What about a tux-only system?
> > > should I disable swap?
> On a tux only system, you'll have very little data that is not on a
> filesystem. Since all other applications running (you'll wind up with at least
> 20 or so processes like syslogd...) are very small, and those will use very
> little data-pages, you'll probably see no benefit from having a swappartition.
> Having enough RAM to be used as a buffer-cache seems more usefull. Unused
> code-pages of userland apps will be discarded anyway. Leaving you with more
> memory to be used as a buffer-cache.
What could be the overhead of using swap?
Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, MCSE, MCNE, CLS, LCA
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