Re: running out of memory

Mike Kilburn (
Tue, 8 Jul 1997 14:41:20 +0200 (SAT)

> 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

Why? Is there something peculiar about Linux memory management that
requires swap? I have a router/termserver running from ramdisk
without swap and its seems fine, hope its not going to crash on
me. I dont think update is really needed in this case either.