Subject: Re: ARM PCI init.
To: Snorlax <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-arm
Date: 01/22/2004 09:18:34
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On Jan 22, 2004, at 6:53 AM, Snorlax wrote:

> Sorry for being dumbo here, but wouldn't that require a physical disk 
> or at
> least allocation of memory space on a network connected computer?
> I think I'll try to fit in a ram disk into memory to use as swap.
> Any minimum/ratio requirements for swap?

If you're going to use a local ramdisk ... well, then what is the point 
of using swap at all?  Swap is designed to free up RAM!

If you don't want to use swap, then simply don't configure it.  NetBSD 
does not require swap space to operate correctly (I work with a number 
of configurations, from large memory to small ones, where no swap is 

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

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