Re: swap size for 2gb 2 processors?



On Thu, 21 Dec 2006 11:22:22 +0000, Ron Hardin wrote:

How big should I partition swap for 2gb ram 2 processors? Planning
out a partition magic run on a 120 gb disk, sharing with windows XP.


The rule of thumb is 2 * RAM size, in your case that would be 4G. This is
not a hard and fast rule but given how cheap disk space is there isn't
much reason to use less. BTW If I were you I'd get a second disk rather
than repartition your tiny 120G drive. Newegg is selling 320G Seagates for
$94.
.