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RE: why bother in the year 2002?
Authored by: robh on Nov 09, '02 04:23:55PM

Don't worry about pageins and pageouts unless you're getting lots of them while apps are running.

Chances are, you're getting them when starting apps or bringing them to the foreground after a long period of inactivity.

Now if you are running apps and you see tons of pageins/outs then you probably are very short of physical memory and hammering swap space. In these cases, throw a few bucks at the problem and add more RAM, it'll have a massively greater effect on the problem than moving the swapspace.

IMO, moving the swapspace on an OSX box is a complete waste of time and effort.

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