Subject: Re: Minimum swap size
To: Wojciech Puchar <email@example.com>
From: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/19/2003 14:46:47
Thus spake Wojciech Puchar ("WP> ") sometime Today...
WP> what about making just 2 partition?
WP> / and swap
WP> Time to get rid of strange tradition where systems and disks was failing
WP> often, checking partition was very long etc..
1. Checking partitions is still very long for those who do not have
blindingly fast machines.
2. Partitioning == (to an extent) security.
3. "strange tradition"? Partitioning is a "strange tradition"?
Woj, it would be advisable to actually walk the mile before complaining
that your feet hurt. I don't know what kind of wonderful world you live
in that filesystem checks are at a minimum, but older machines do not
check 60G in 5 minutes.
/* ...who grew up on a machine that took 30 minutes to fsck 140MB */
Microsoft: Living proof that Borg screw Ferengi.