Question about the swap file...???

chris chevhq at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 20:52:44 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-06-22 at 21:46 +0100, Luis Paulo wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 1:46 PM, Larry <larryesu at charter.net> wrote:
> > *I've been watching my pc's CPU at times in is lower than at other time,
> > I am guessing when it is performing  a task, it inscreases say from 16.5
> > too 48, then drops back to a lower rate...But the Swap file shows  0%,
> > all of the time, would this speed up things if the swap file would take
> > the load away from the CPU at times...???
> >
> > If this is true, can someone suggest to me on how to get the swap to be
> > used when it is needed...???
> >
> > Thanks for any help on this issue...
> >
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> Just to add that, AFAIK, a swap file at least the size of your RAM is
> needed if you want to use hibernate.
> Am I right?
> 

Yes actually I allow 512meg over that size 
cheers the kiwi 





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