Swap size on RAM upgrade

Phil Dobbin bukowskiscat at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 17:54:40 UTC 2012

sam tygier wrote:

> Thats very interesting, a bit tricky to search for given the name, but i think this is it
> http://pqxx.org/development/swapspace/
> in ubuntu it is in the universe repo, so it can't be part of the default install.
> also found this page, https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwapFaq/ which has lots of useful wisdom.

So, as far as I can tell after reading all replies & perusing all the
links (albeit briefly in some cases), swap, all kinds of, is an issue
with hibernate (i.e. laptops & the like) and/or if excessive swapping or
RAM consumption is seen.

Once again, thanks to all.



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CentOS 6.2, Debian Squeeze, Fedora Beefy, OS X Snow Leopard, Ubuntu Precise

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