swap sizing

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at FreeBSD.org
Mon May 30 19:42:10 PDT 2005

On Tuesday, 31 May 2005 at 11:48:19 +1000, Bruce Evans wrote:
> On Mon, 30 May 2005, Ken Gunderson wrote:
>> And of course that you need at least as much swap as ram if you
>> want to get a full dump...
> Of course not.  The dump can be written to any disk device that you
> don't care about overwriting.

Sure.  And, apart from swap, what would that be?  Why not use it for
swap while you're not dumping to it?

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