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Re: (Eee PC and) SolidState Disk and filesystems options

On Mon, 25 Aug 2008 18:09:28 +0200 (CEST)
"Joel CARNAT" <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm on my way to reinstall 4.99.72/i386 on my Eee PC 900 so I can try
> FFSv2+log. I read a few things about FS and SSD and wanted feedback
> from here...
> 1. One says "no swap partition on SSD". No problem for me, because I
> have 2Go of RAM and probably will never need swap. But can I still
> zzz(8) without a swap partition ? If not, can I zzz(8) with a swap
> file not on the SSD (on a SDHC for example) ?

NetBSD only supports suspend to RAM, so the existence of a swap
partition isn't relevant.

Note that you may indeed use swap -- I have a 3GB laptop which
sometimes does show non-zero swap utilization.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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