on architecture of dumping
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Aug 18 11:16:47 UTC 2009
In message <4A8A85ED.4090404 at freebsd.org>, Andriy Gapon writes:
>I think that the following is quite obvious, but it needs to be said anyway.
>I think that we should switch from current approach of hierarchically
>configuring dumper to having a hierarchy of dumpers.
I think this is utterly wolly thinking.
The amount of complexity this will impose is staggering, and the potential
benefit is no where close to justifying it.
Add a cheap ATA disk for your dumps or make an USB stick work for dumps
and use that.
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