johnnyb writes "Kernel Trap has a great conversation on swap, whether it's necessary, why swapless systems might seem faster, and an overall discussion of swap issues in modern computing. This is often an issue for system administrators, and this is a great set of posts about the issue."
FORTRAN is not a flower but a weed -- it is hardy, occasionally blooms,
and grows in every computer.
-- A.J. Perlis