[techtalk] StarOffice and Gnome installation issues

Jamie Walker jamiew at clear.net.nz
Tue Nov 16 18:01:45 EST 1999

MGreen wrote:

> I seem to recall that Linux cannot use swap over 128MB.  Anything over
> this is a waste.  Can someone back me up?

This was true prior to 2.2.x (and even with 2.0.x and older you could
have multiple swap files to give more than 128mb swap). Nowadays you can
have much larger swap partitions.

I've been told recently that swap *files* are still limited to 128mb but
I have not verified the accuracy of this.

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