Subject: Re: Minimum swap size
To: Wojciech Puchar <>
From: Brian Chase <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/19/2003 14:42:58
On Mon, 19 May 2003, Brian Chase wrote:

> It's not always about long filesystem checks.  It's not impossible for
> data being stored under /var to fill up an entire filesytem.  This tends
> to cause a lot fewer problems when that filesystem happens to be "/var"
> instead of "/".  For most desktop systems, this is probably not so much
> of a problem, but for important servers, it can be a very big one.

That wording is too strong.  Rather, it can be annoying.