When using the kickstart option
swap --recommendedon RHEL6.1 on a system with large amounts of memory, a swap space is created of size 2GB + amount of RAM
Red Hat specifies in the Recommended Partitioning Scheme section of the Installation Guide to use a different setup, as does the Solution "If I add several hundred GB of RAM to a system, do I really need several hundred GB of swap space for RHEL?". Why the difference?
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6
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