Subject: Re: ccd/fsck problem
To: matthew green <email@example.com>
From: David <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 :)
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