Subject: Re: Drive Numbering...
To: David Gilbert <>
From: Scott Reynolds <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/15/1995 17:30:51
On Wed, 15 Nov 1995, David Gilbert wrote:

> 	Worse, IMHO, is the fact that you might have to recompile your
> kernel to change what drives you're swapping to.  'Course we really
> need an overhaul there, too, to add file swapping and the ability to
> add/subtract swap.

"File swap" should be able to use a vnd.  Are there systems that can 
disable swapping without a reboot?

As for adding swap devices without compiling a new kernel, this would be
nice.  It's not trivial problem to solve, in terms of the amount of work
it would require, at least.