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Using an SSD as swap?

On 11/30/2010 10:14 PM, Robert Krawitz wrote:
> Has anyone tried using an SSD (or part of an SSD) as a swap device?
> My laptop has only about 3 GB of RAM (4 GB physically installed, but
> the BIOS only gives access to 3.3 GB).  It bogs down under heavy RAM
> use.  By removing the DVD, I could add a second drive.  One thought
> would be to get an SSD for my root and swap partition.  I would expect
> swap to behave much better on an SSD.

Are you by chance using a 32-bit kernel?  If so, have you tried a 64-bit?


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