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Re: [K12OSN] Quick Question about Swap partitions

x2 up to 2GB swap total. The kernel doesn't use more than 2GB anyway.

The swap used by the thin clients is different and handled by the
ltspswapd. It stores data in the /opt/ltsp space (by default).

On Wed, 2007-07-25 at 08:40 -0500, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> How big should they be?  I have read places that too large of a Swap partition is bad, I
> have also read that a good rule of thumb is to make your swap partition twice the size
> of your RAM.  In my case I have 16GB of RAM.  Does that mean I should have 32GB swap
> partitions?  Also most recommendations for swap partition sizes are for single user
> machines (Desktops).  In the case of LTSP we have many users on one machine (108 in my
> current case).  So is the swap size dependent also on how many concurrent users are
> accessing files?  
> If anyone could point out a good way of determining swap size for LTSP servers I would
> appreciate it.
> Thanks,
> Jim Kronebusch
> Cotter Tech Department
> 453-5188
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