Dotan Cohen wrote: > I've just got a Dell laptop with 2GB RAM. 2*2.5=5GB of swap? This > seems like a bit much, but I'd like some opinions on the matter. Also, > I've heard that the swap should be as close to the center of the disk > as possible- does that mean that I should use hda1 as swap? Opinions > welcome. Thanks. > > Dotan Cohen > Are you going to be using software suspend? (hibernate) If so, you need enough swap to save the system image, plus normal usage. If you are not going to use hibernate, then it depends on what you are using the system for. You may not need any swap, or you may find you need 1GB of swap. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!