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Using an SSD as swap?

On Thu, 2 Dec 2010 10:06:14 -0500 (EST), Daniel Feenberg wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Dec 2010, Jack Coats wrote:
>> If you can find a solid state drive that is NOT flash based and has great I/O
>> ability, I would suggest putting swap on it, if you swap a lot.  Prior
>> to that adding
>> more main memory is probably a better idea.
> How about battery backed Ram?

For this purpose, battery-backed RAM is irrelevant (I could use
non-backed up memory for swap).  The issue is simply that my laptop is
RAM-limited and it's maxed out.  If I could install 8 or 16 GB in it,
I wouldn't be having this discussion.

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