[clug] to swap or not to swap that is the question

Alex Satrapa grail at goldweb.com.au
Sun Jul 4 20:26:41 GMT 2004

On 1 Jul 2004, at 07:54, Martin Pool wrote:

> If you added more swap, it would probably be happier.

If I upgraded to a faster hard dive (something newer than 1997 would be 
good ;), the machine would be happier.  It goes slow because it's now 
using swap during boot. If there wasn't enough swap space, it wouldn't 
boot cleanly since processes would be killed off in OOM situations.


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