how much swap should you use - freebsd

Discussion in 'Linux & BSD' started by Dark Atheist, Dec 10, 2007.

  1. Dark Atheist

    Dark Atheist Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    pc i am using for web/ftp/storage has 2GB of ram in there - and freebsd selects 4gb for swap file, is this too much or as it should be ?
     
  2. Geffy

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    I tend to stick with the 2x RAM rule, though I have had a server running happily on 2MB of SWAP. If you are pressed for space 1.5x should see you well too.