On Fri, Aug 17, 2007 at 02:05:57AM +0200, Nicholas Wieland wrote: > I was reading tuning(7), and I found that I should size my swap > double the size of my physical memory. > AFAIK that was true some years ago, when memory was not as cheap as > now, and following that guideline I should set my swap to 2GB, which > seems far too much for swap (at least to me ...). I will never need > this much memory as 1GB RAM and 2GB swap. > Is it still correct ?
2GB is a reasonable amount of swap space, and unless you plan to turn your system on and leave it in the closet doing nothing, it will use more memory than you think. > How can I resize with bsdlabel if I already > used all my disk space during install ? With a bit of work you can grow partitions (see growfs), but you cannot shrink them. Kris
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