Fat client and memory usage

Alkis Georgopoulos alkisg at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 08:54:22 UTC 2012


Στις 21/02/2012 09:32 πμ, ο/η Valerio Pachera έγραψε:
> Do any of you use fat clients?
> Which amount of ram do you suggest to use to work fine?

Fat clients are no different in RAM requirements than regular machines.

 From https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/SystemRequirements:
 > 1 GiB RAM (system memory)

To prevent crashes, you can can define a big network swap by putting
SIZE=512
in your /etc/ltsp/nbdswapd.conf, but of course your 512 MB RAM clients 
will still go slow if they use a lot of network swap.

Try creating an LXDE chroot or switch to using localapps instead of full 
fat sessions.
Or put more RAM to your clients.



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