Subject: Re: ARM PCI init.
To: port-arm NetBSD.org <Port-ARM@NetBSD.org>
From: Snorlax <email@example.com>
Date: 01/22/2004 16:24:38
> > > > I think I'll try to fit in a ram disk into memory to use as swap.
> > > > Any minimum/ratio requirements for swap?
> > >
> > > I don't think it is a good idea to use RAM disk as swap device :) This
> > > willn't add you any benefits and will decrease memory access speed.
> > >
> > > Why do you need a swap disk at all ? I do use NetBSD without any swap
> > disks
> > > and it works perfectly.
> > >
> > I should give you a big fat kiss on your forhead for that comment. : )
> > That swap disk have been bugging me for some time, since I simply can
> > add it in any media other than RAM. 'Cos the system it self loads out of
> > flash memory.
> > Is there anywhere I can learn more about using NetBSD without swap?
> Mmmm... just do not mount any swap device ? :)
> swap device isn't required to run NetBSD so if you don't have it this
> a problem at all.
And thanks everybody else too, for your support.