swap sizing

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at FreeBSD.org
Mon May 30 20:40:13 PDT 2005

On Tuesday, 31 May 2005 at 13:35:38 +1000, Bruce Evans wrote:
> On Tue, 31 May 2005, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>> 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?
> Because if swap is configured than it might be used.

Well, I said "use", not "configure".

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