the importance of providing swap space
martin at martindengler.com
Fri Oct 23 11:35:43 EDT 2009
On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 03:28:08PM +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 15:10, Tiago Marques <tiagomnm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It seems you got lucky, the most common behavior is for it to "crash".
> > I've been an advocate of "SWAP for the XO" since I got one, even
> > things like browsing become many times faster. It becomes even more
> > important on the XO OS because it seems to take up anywhere from
> > 30-80MiB more than a similar distribution.
> > Some users of DebXO have reported that they don't need swap and I've
> > also noticed that memory requirements on my custom built xfce Gentoo
> > are much lower. I can get Firefox open with 3-5 tabs and stay below
> > 70MiB whereas on the Fedora, even with XFCE, It usually goes up to
> > more than 120MiB. Open a PDF and you're done.
> In case anybody doens't know yet, there's also
> http://code.google.com/p/compcache/ which can work in systems without
> a SD.
It works very well. I definitely recommend it.
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