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    suitable size for Linux swap file


    I want to install Linux Hat 8 on my computer. What is a suitable size for the Linux swap file? I have an 80G hard disk, so space is not a problem

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    2 times of your ram. But if you have 1 GB or higher, usually you can just ignore it.

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    Re: suitable size for Linux swap file

    Quote Originally Posted by rose
    I want to install Linux Hat 8 on my computer.
    Why? RH8 has been dead for over a year.
    As to swap, 2xphysical ram up to a max of 512MB swap.
    OH NOOOOO!!!!!! You did it the way I said?

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