Re: running out of memory

Mark Cooke (
Tue, 8 Jul 1997 12:31:05 +0100 (BST)

On Mon, 7 Jul 1997, Pavel Machek wrote:

> Hi!

> > Everyone needs swap... Don't think because you got a lot of ram doesn't
> > mean you don't need a swap. I'd stick at least a 48 meg swap on that
> > thing, if not another 96.
> Hmmm, why do you think so? If you have simple server, it may not have
> hdd. And since you can not swap over network, you'll have to survive
> without swap!

You can always use a swap file, rather than a swap partition (at lower
performance though).



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