Subject: Re: swapfs and uvm.
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/14/2000 11:09:44
>  * I was thinking of using a really simple filesystem layout with a
>    dynamic number of inodes.  No fragments, everything is allocated in
>    pagesize chunks.  Some rough scribblings on a notepad are geared to a
>    4GB maximum size (page offsets, file sizes) - would this be a problem
>    in the real world?

Since swap is usually much tighter on space than a standard filesystem
I would expect that fragments, or more of a malloc()-like scheme would
be more relevent to a /tmp filesystem.

Eduardo Horvath
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