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Re: Ideal Swap Partition Size



Paulo Cavalcanti wrote:
> 
> On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 9:52 AM, Rahul Tidke <rahul excelize com
> <mailto:rahul excelize com>> wrote:
> 
>     Hello,
>      I am configuring a server with 3 GB of RAM; how much swap partition
>     size should I allocate. I think allocating twice of RAM will be
>     waste of HDD space. What is the standard.
> 
> If you intend to hibernate, then you need at least the same size of the ram.

And then consider that you may want to hibernate even when the
machine is already using some swap.

I think that if you have 3GB of RAM you have more than 100GB of HD space.
Maybe a lot more, as you say it's a server.
I'd go for 5GB.

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   Roberto Ragusa    mail at robertoragusa.it


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