Swap partition for FreeBSD
rootkea at gmail.com
Sat May 16 10:15:29 UTC 2015
On Sat, May 16, 2015 at 3:43 PM, Avinash Sonawane <rootkea at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 16, 2015 at 3:30 PM, Eduardo Morras <emorrasg at yahoo.es> wrote:
>> On Sat, 16 May 2015 13:11:18 +0530
>> Avinash Sonawane <rootkea at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello all!
>>> I was trying to build www/webkit-gtk3 (a dependency for x11/gnome3)
>>> then it abruptly exited with "Out of swap space error" so I created a
>>> separate 8GB partition to be used as freebsd-swap.
>> Why don't use a regular file as swap?
> Because I read somewhere that swap partition is much more faster than
> swap file and given that I already have 4GB RAM and then too I was
> posed with "out of RAM/swap space" like error (which I never
> anticipated) I wanted a more and faster swap. So dedicated swap
> Avinash Sonawane (RootKea)
> PICT, Pune
May be this will justify:
Avinash Sonawane (RootKea)
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