Subject: Re: Why root and usr in separate partitions?
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/01/2001 13:18:18
On Sat, Jun 30, 2001 at 03:25:54AM -0400, Thomas Mueller wrote:

> But I've wondered why Linux prefers a separate swap partition,
> considering primary partitions are limited.

a linux swap partition can be defined in the extended partition table.

both NetBSD and Linux support swapfiles.

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |