>>>>> "LB" == Liam Bedford <*@lbedford.org> writes:
LB> On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 01:16:45PM +0100, Paul J Collins came forth with:
>> One thing to note with 2.4 is that it tends to use more swap than 2.2;
>> it's more aggressive in swapping out and freeing memory to use as
>> cache, and once a page is back in RAM, its page in swap is not freed.
LB> not just uses more.. you should have 1-2 times as much swap as
LB> memory with 2.4.
LB> They seem to be (according to kt.zork.net) debating whether if
LB> you have oodles of ram you need to do that..
If you have so much RAM that you never swap, you'll be okay, but if
you do swap, you will swap more out than you currently do with 2.2.
I'd be inclined (as a rough measure with no evidence to back it up) to
bump up swap by the amount of physical RAM you have if you're moving
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