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Date:      Wed, 16 Jan 2008 17:35:39 +0100
From:      Albert Shih <Albert.Shih@obspm.fr>
To:        Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: How manu swap ?
Message-ID:  <20080116163539.GU89314@pcjas.obspm.fr>
In-Reply-To: <20080116161856.GD86844@gizmo.acns.msu.edu>
References:  <20080116150454.GP89314@pcjas.obspm.fr> <20080116161856.GD86844@gizmo.acns.msu.edu>

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 Le 16/01/2008 à 11:18:57-0500, Jerry McAllister a écrit
> On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 04:04:54PM +0100, Albert Shih wrote:
> 
> > Hi all
> > 
> > I known it's classic question. 
> > 
> > Long time ago when I install a FreeBSD x86 32 bits when I have N Go of Ram
> > the installer take 2xN Go for the swap partition.
> > 
> > Now I just install two machine with FreeBSD amd64 version with 8Go of Ram
> > and FreeBSD installer take 4 Go of swap.
> > 
> > Is a bug in the installer or now FreeBSD don't need 2xRam of swap ?
> 
> Hmmmm.   I doubt that it is a "bug" per se.   I wonder if there is 
> a maximum size for swap compiled in somewhere.   Is your system set
> up correctly to actually access all 8GB of ram?

Yes...

Mem: 8064K Active, 6076K Inact, 68M Wired, 8896K Buf, 7829M Free
Swap: 4096M Total, 4096M Free

and the second machine 

Mem: 12M Active, 561M Inact, 322M Wired, 12K Cache, 214M Buf, 15G Free
Swap: 4096M Total, 4096M Free

Regards.

JAS
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Albert SHIH
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