View Full Version : swap size on fedora core 4

23rd June 2005, 08:26 PM
hey everyone, i'm a new to the forums and i was wondering if there was a size limitation on size of the swap partitions, and what is the best way to utilize swap with fedora core 4.

23rd June 2005, 09:03 PM
The general rule of thumb is to make the swap size 2 x the amount of ram you have. For most folks, not running servers or special systems, 512 meg to 1 gig is more than enough.
Swap is utilized by the OS when it needs more RAM (all ram is utilized already). It is not something you have to mess with.