[ILUG-BOM] Swap full

Philip S Tellis philip.tellis@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Sun Jul 22 15:15:54 IST 2001

Sometime on Jul 21, Rajen Parekh assembled some asciibets to say:

> any problems even when there is/was excessive use of swap. So, I am
> not sure if it really matters if swap should be 2x the RAM amount.
> Rather I would think that the lesser the RAM the more the swap. In

No.  That will cause thrashing.  The system will think it has more
memory than it actually does.  Too many processes will get loaded, and
then they'll start swapping uncontrollably.


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