What's swap? - Questions

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  1. What's swap?

    Hi Guys,
    This is the answer for ur question.

    Swap is same as RAM(Virtual Memory Space) as the linux is slow when
    compare to the Windows Operating systems this concept has been
    introduced.Its some space thats allocated in the HDD.

    As far as size is concern the size of the Swap Space is double the
    size of the RAM(That leads to optimum performance).

  2. Re: What's swap?

    Kranthi Sekhar wrote:

    > This*is*the*answer*for*ur*question


    ..... not the best definition or the best recommendation
    for swap size ... "it depends" on a number of factors
    ..
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