partition sizes

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Thu Mar 4 21:04:59 PST 2010


On Thu, 2010-03-04 at 12:38 -0600, Mike McCarty wrote:
> I've got a question about this. Why bother with a swap partition?
> AIUI, with 2.6 kernels, using a swap file is as fast as using a
> swap partition, and it is certainly more flexible to modify later.

Relevant only if I'd ever want to modify it later, and I don't foresee
any circumstances where 2GB of swap space isn't going to be enough. In
practice, it's almost never in use anyway...

Simon.
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