Originally Posted by twobob
hahaha possibly the largest swap I ever heard of. I have 680.83 Mb (oops bit of an after thought then) and it's always 99% free.
I sometimes wonder if Slack uses swap at all. perhaps the 8Gb of Ram is overkill?
You could run several OS's in your swap
That was part of a long standing problem in VFS, only fixed a few weeks ago.
Try a 3.4.4 or new kernel.
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I, and millions of other people, could run MS-DOS in the processor cache with room for user files. Who needs external (to the processor) storage?