[pkg-fso-maint] swap partition needed?

gregor herrmann gregoa at debian.org
Thu Feb 19 12:27:03 UTC 2009

On Thu, 19 Feb 2009 13:12:28 +0100, Michele Renda wrote:

> > Well, I have no real insights in performance issues. What I observed is that the memory
> > available is rather low, but it is all too young for as that I could reason about the
> > benetifs of a adding swap.
> I don't have any opinion about swap.
> The only thing I can say is that I use XFCE on Freerunner and Midori, 
> having still a bit of free ram (but only a bit).

I have my Freerunner only since ~3 weeks, my experience so far:
I have created a swap partition, and when I look at RAM/SWAP I see
that sometimes a bit of the swap is used; IIRC not during normal
operations but when installing stuff via aptitude etc.

I _guess_ having an option to create a swap partition might be a good

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