Data partition sharing between Ubuntu & WinXP
woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Fri May 25 13:44:54 UTC 2007
Derek Broughton wrote:
> Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>> Greg Helton wrote:
>>> First off, what's with all the swap? That's just a waste of space, as
>>> chances are with 1.5gb of RAM you won't ever be swapping anyways.
>> True, but I figured it couldn't hurt. IIRC, Linux needs at least one
>> swap partition. This way, if one of those 3 disks dies, I still have my
>> swap. Not to mention that 1.5 GB is a small amount on each of those.
> If you ever want to be able to hibernate/suspend, you will need between 1.5
> & 3GB of swap. Otherwise, no Linux doesn't _need_ a swap file/partition at
Hibernate/suspend, no. Sleep, probably enable that, simply for power
saving. Of course, if I find the machine starts up quick enough, then I
probably won't even worry about using sleep, or any other power-saving
features. Just to maintain reliability...
As for not needing swap space, I'm confused. When did that change? Or
have I just completely mis-understood the point/need of swap space?
Which is quite possible...
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