Betr: Re: Swap for LFS LiveCD 6.1.1

cedric.dewijs at telfort.nl cedric.dewijs at telfort.nl
Thu Jan 15 09:25:30 PST 2009


>-- Oorspronkelijk bericht --
>From: Matthias Feichtinger <asdf at vienna.at>
>To: General chatter list <lfs-chat at linuxfromscratch.org>
>Subject: Re: Swap for LFS LiveCD 6.1.1
>Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 13:26:05 +0100
>Reply-To: asdf at vienna.at, General chatter list <lfs-chat at linuxfromscratch.org>
>
>
>Am Mittwoch, 14. Januar 2009 12:23 schrieb Angel Tsankov:
>
>>By the way is there any difference between swapping to file and swapping
>to
>>partition other then in the former case the partition containing the swap
>>info can be used for other purposes besides swapping?
>
>You might have a look to Linux System Administration Guide and I recommend
>
>especially chapter 6.9. second paragraph and chapter 7.2. paragraph 3.
>For keeping in mind:
> You can easily overwrite important files and partitions with mkswap!
>Nowadays having a lot of RAM one have not to use swapspace at all :-)
>-- 

If you have a lot of ram, the swapfile/partition will not be used much. If
you intend to use suspend however, you need swap to store the contents of
your ram. I'm not sure if a swapfile can be used.

Best regards,
Cedric

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