Some ideas for FreeBSD
perrin at apotheon.com
Fri Feb 15 01:50:58 UTC 2008
On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 12:16:52AM +0000, RW wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Feb 2008 16:02:45 -0700
> Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 10:32:16PM -0800, Jason C. Wells wrote:
> > >
> > > One could mount an md filesystem and then use that as swap. That
> > > way you wouldn't need to use any disc space. As a plus, the
> > > performance would be way better than disc.
> > Okay, I'm confused. Are we talking about using md(4) to create a
> > virtual disk in RAM, then putting your swap there? If so . . . why?
> > Do you just lack understanding of what swap is?
> I think it was intended as a joke.
I certainly hope so.
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