Do create the swap, and it is recomened to be double
of the ram, but for exact calculations search google.
For ram with 1.6 Gb your swap should be 4gb. or less.
--- Mark Tinka wrote:
> hi list...
>
> i've been seeing some threads where de-activation
> and/or NO creation of the /swap paritition is
> recommended in ensuring the system doesn't swap..
>
> as i am preparing to setup my machine for high end
> Squid caching, would it be wise for me to follow the
> same approach, despite the fact that i will have
> some
> 1.6GB of RAM..?..
>
> typically, i configure 512MB swap partitions on my
> Linux systems.. following on the advice in relative
> threads, should i create a /swap partition and turn
> it
> off in the filesystem table, or not create the /swap
> partition altogether..?.
>
> all help appreciated..
>
> Mark.
>
>
>
>
>
>

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