Fred wrote:If you have 4 Gig. of ram on a 32 bit system like Mint, make a very small swap partition anyway, as the kernel expects to have a swap partition available. Not having a swap partition slows the kernel down in certain situations. For this purpose, there is no need for the swap partition to be over 256 KB at most.
I have heard that you need a swap partition at least the size of your RAM to hibernate.
I don't know if this is true, but you might want to add that if it is.
Fred wrote:You can designate an alternate location to put the hibernation file. The default hibernation location is the swap partition or file however.
I have a desktop with 4 gigs of RAM, what do you think about putting swap in a small ramdisk?
Husse wrote:I have a desktop with 4 gigs of RAM, what do you think about putting swap in a small ramdisk?
Ramdisk - isn't that a real logical error - put the swap in RAM?
Apart from the endless loop problem there might be...
Husse wrote:Ah - but if you want a small swap just to make Linux happy you could try Fred's suggestion to create a swap file - not that i know how, but Fred knows
I guess I'm just looking for ways to use all this RAM. Maybe I should install Vista?
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