Subject: Re: Adjusting swap handling in rc.d
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 12/04/2001 10:03:58
On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 10:17:03PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> One proposal would be to add a 'fail silently if add swap fails'
> option to swapctl (-q), and to use this in swap1, and add another
> option to not complain if any listed devices were already in use
> as swap (similar to mount -a)
> swap1 could either be:
> swapctl -A -t blk
> swapctl -A -t noblk -q
> swapctl -A -q
> The former is the smallest change from the current behavior - it
> would just attempt to mount any swap on network filesystems.
Wondering: how long is the timeout created by a blackholed swap server?
Hm... this might not be relevant - before network you don't reach them at
Generally, I think this looks likke a good idea - once tested.