"swap" partition leads to instability?

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at alogt.com
Sun May 26 09:37:27 UTC 2013


sorry for my English. Here is what I wanted to say.

On Sun, 26 May 2013 16:09:06 +0700
Erich Dollansky <erichsfreebsdlist at alogt.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Sun, 26 May 2013 01:58:32 -0700 (PDT)
> "M. V." <bored_to_death85 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I have a 24/7 network server/gateway with FreeBSD-8.2 on a SSD
> > drive. it's partitioned as normal (/ , /tmp, /var , /usr and swap)
> > for a long time now. But recently I heard from a FreeBSD expert
> > that I shouldn't have swap partition for my server, and having swap
> > partition could make my server unstable. this was so strange for me,
> > and I searched a lot but couldn't find a reason for this claim.
> > 
> because it is a false claim. I never ever have had any system with
> working hard, that gave a problem because of the swap space.

I never ever have had any system which was working hard that gave
problems because of the swaps space.

> Erich
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