Subject: Re: README: changes to config, to support dump device configuration
To: Erik E. Fair <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/14/1997 16:53:55
On Sat, 14 Jun 1997 16:45:24 -0700 
 "Erik E. Fair" (Time Keeper) <> wrote:

 > One other thing I'd like to have made clear to me: what does wildcarded
 > dump device mean in config? Into whatever swap is configured? What happens
 > when you don't configure any swap?

It follows the same rules as the old "wildcarded swap" device used to...

	If root device is a disk, dumps go on partition 'b' of that
	disk.  Else, disable dumps.

Swap is now totally unrelated to dumps.

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