power down & swap

Daniel Balsiger dbalsige at ee.ethz.ch
Wed Oct 31 05:49:25 PST 2001


On Wed, 31 Oct 2001, shifted soul wrote:

> Hi
> I had RH 7.0,
> when I call halt it really shutdown the computer (i.e.
> power off), but with the lfs it tells me only power
> down.
> I've tried shutdown -h now, with the same conclusion.

did you compile a kernel with apm support ??


> second question :
> I had 32 MB of RAM and the swap was 64 MB, I upgraded
> to 160 MB of RAM (with a + of 128) do I have to
> upgrade the swap to 320 MB ( for information I have a
> 4GB disk).

it's not necessary !
swap space depends on your needs.
for me the rule swap = 2 * RAM works fine

> thanx
> bye
>
>
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