Q: Should I have swap?
daniel.carrera at zmsl.com
Fri Jun 9 09:26:48 UTC 2006
Dick Davies wrote:
> I certainly would'nt bother with swap in the clients, but on the server
> it's probably a good idea.
> You won't be able to make new processes (so effectively nothing will work -
> you won't be able to put up any messages as fork(2) will fail ).
> I'd recommend you make a swap partition, but if it ever starts getting
> used, add more RAM, not more swap :)
Hmmm... Is there a way to reserve a bit of RAM that only the admin can
use? Is there a way to assign RAM quotas?
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