[PLUG] regarging swap space

Shridhar Daithankar ghodechhap at ghodechhap.net
Tue Feb 23 20:10:07 IST 2010

On Tuesday 23 February 2010 19:54:50 Mayuresh wrote:
> A 32 bit processor can address maximum of 4GB of virtual memory. So if you
> have 2GB RAM, you can use at the most 2GB of swap. (How much you'd like to
> is still a different question.)

I believe on 32 bit processor each process can have 4GB RAM and with PAE, the 
system can have lot more than 4GB RAM, so this calculation does not exactly 


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