Subject: Re: README: setroot changes that affect you!
To: Kevin P. Neal <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/01/1997 17:29:03
On Sat, 01 Feb 1997 20:23:28 -0500
"Kevin P. Neal" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Is there a way to say:
> config root on sd0a swap on sd0b then sd1b then sd2b and sd3b
> This could be useful. What if you have a drive or two that is really fast,
> and a couple of dog slow ones. You want to swap to all of them, but hit the
> fast drives first?
Yes, though not the way you think :-)
config netbsd root on sd0a swap on sd0b and sd1b and sd2b and sd3b
SEQSWAP == sequential swap.
> What if, instead of being a drive, it's a region of RAM that is slower than
> normal RAM (ie: 16 bit RAM in a 32 bit Amiga). It'd be nice to swap to that
> before hitting a disk.
Uhh... :-) Well, that's harder, and I'm not sure I want to be the one
to make changes to config(8) to make it understand that :-)
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