Ask stupid questions and you'll get a stupid answers, was: Technological advantages over Linux

Victor Sudakov vas at
Mon Jul 27 03:01:21 UTC 2020

Polytropon wrote:


> Because disk space is cheap today, I tend to create swap
> partitions everywhere. If they aren't used - fine. But in
> a case where swap space is expected, due to "memory is full"
> or "I want to write a core file", it doesn't harm, and in
> worst case it can be ignored. :-)

I fully agree with you. An unused swap space probably cannot hurt and is
cheap, but one day you may suddenly need it.

I also find it useful to keep additional swap volumes on ZFS because they
don't consume physical disk space (I hope) until actually used.

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49 at fidonet
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