Subject: Re: savecore_flags="-z"
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/02/1999 10:13:16
On 02 Dec 1999 12:42:38 -0500 (Charles M. Hannum) wrote:

 > Note that such a hack is also fairly critical for getting *any* useful
 > information from a system with a large amount of memory.  Disks may be
 > getting faster, but dumping 4GB still takes quite a while.

...and requires a pretty large dump partition :-)

Hell, dumping 256M takes long enough to be annoying :-)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>