memory change

Dave Anselmi anselmi at americanisp.net
Tue Oct 9 13:33:35 PDT 2001


andrew sprott wrote:

> i had to remove 256mb of ram cos 98 kept on crashin. but my linux
> setup seems to start slowin down after i open a few netscape windows.
> do i have to tell linux that i've reduced the amount of ram since it was
> installed?

You may want to increase your swap space, depending how much memory you have
left, and how much swap.  You may also be hitting some virtual memory
problems reported in kernel 2.4.9 (and maybe earlier), so you could try
upgrading to 2.4.10.

Dave


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