newbie problem with hard disk space...

Sequeira, Tony Tony.Sequeira at Edexcel.org.uk
Wed Jan 29 01:04:28 PST 2003


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Park [mailto:eocnex at hnyoregn.pn]
> Sent: 28 January 2003 7:56 pm
> To: lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: newbie problem with hard disk space...
> 
> 
> Alas! Ian Molton spake thus:
> > On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 17:29:10 +0100
> > Wolfgang Landauer <w.landauer at gmx.de> wrote:
> > > Do you really need 1GB of swap space?
> > > You could cut off some bytes and mount it where you 
> usually have your 
> > > sources.
> > > Just my 2 euro cent's
> > 
> > I have 1GB swap. I use it like that on the priciple that I 
> will never
> > need more ;-)
> 
> $ free
>              total       used       free     shared    
> buffers     cached
> Mem:        256624     249976       6648          0      
> 68572      80172
> -/+ buffers/cache:     101232     155392
> Swap:       264056         88     263968
> 
> 256MBs of RAM, 88k of swap used... I regret making my swap 
> partition so
> big ;)

That's where LVM comes into it's own, resizing partitions,
including swap.


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