[lfs-support] What Is "The" LFS Partition?

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Tue Nov 6 02:01:18 PST 2012


On Mon, 2012-11-05 at 22:11 +0000, Feuerbacher, Alan wrote:
> Ok. So is swap not considered a filesystem by convention, or for some other reason?

As the name suggests, the most important attribute of a filesystem is
files. Whereas swap is a trick for using disk storage as if it were
extra (albeit very slow) RAM. They're completely different things.

Simon.
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