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Re: Ideal Swap Partition Size



On Sun, 2009-01-18 at 12:57 +0100, Roberto Ragusa wrote:
> 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.

A server that hibernates?

poc


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