Re: how much swap for 10g on a 4Gb RAM system?
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 10:37:51 -0700 (PDT)
On Jul 29, 12:19 pm, Palooka <nob..._at_nowhere.com> wrote:
> obakesan wrote:
> > Hi
> > I'm just going through installing 10g and wondered about the swap
> > requirements. The documents I'm reading suggest:
> > " Swap space should be twice the amount of RAM for systems with 2GB of
> > RAM or less and between one and two times the amount of RAM for systems with
> > more than 2GB. "
> > Since I've got 4 Gig, do I really need 4Gig of Swap? I'm not pressing this
> > system as its just a "learning" platform.
> > Has anyone got any experience with trying this with less:
> > $ grep -i swaptotal /proc/meminfo
> > SwapTotal: 2031608 kB
> Surely it can't hurt just to follow the instructions, can it?
Yes, it can. It can hurt a lot. That's why the instructions change over time, and sometimes do not reconcile between release notes, installation guides and metalink notes. Platform specific issues can be especially irritating, and the range of configuration issues over various linux releases is quite broad.
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