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From: Bodo Eggert <>
To: Eriberto <>,
Subject: Re: swap: which is the maximum size allowed?
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 23:43:38 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <E1HBIkM-0001I5-9q@be1.lrz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Eriberto <> wrote:

> I am trying understand the swap. I would like to know which is the
> maximum swap size on i386. Is 64 MB? If yes, how to know the origin of
> this "magic" number? I don't found it (Internet).

Look into the manpage of mkswap. It's 2 G x 32 swap partitions,
minus a tiny overhead.
"Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never
encountered automatic weapons."
-Gen. Douglas MacArthur
Friß, Spammer:

       reply	other threads:[~2007-01-28 22:49 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <>
2007-01-28 22:43 ` Bodo Eggert [this message]
2007-01-28 23:01   ` Eriberto
2007-01-29  0:19     ` Matt Mackall
2007-01-28 20:09 Eriberto

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