Subject: Re: ccd/fsck problem
To: matthew green <>
From: David <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/28/1996 13:04:34
On Sun, 28 Jan 1996, matthew green wrote:
>    > Another quick one: Does the swap partition _always_ have to be at least
>    > twice the size of physical RAM?  The operator has created a 96 MB swap,
>    > but the machine has 64 MB of phys. RAM and I'm wondering....
>    	NetBSD does not preallocate swap (which has its own problems when
>    	you run out of virtual memory),
> huh?  netbsd _does_ have problems when it runs out of VM, but, how
> is this related to not reallocating swap ?
	I understood that the problems the NetBSD VM system has when it
	runs out of VM would not occur on a system that preallocated swap.
	(Not that the problem are inherent in a system that does not
	preallocate swap, just present in the NetBSD implementation)
	Apologies if I'm playing with crossed wires on this one :)

                   David/abs             (

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