[svlug] swap space size

Jeff Shippen spiffycomputers at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 08:21:16 PST 2008


On Jan 3, 2008 7:17 AM, Darlene Wallach <freepalestin at dslextreme.com> wrote:

> Jeff Shippen wrote:
> > Original Poster: what is your conclusion? have we answered your
> question?
> > What did you decide to do?
> >
>
> First of all *thank you* to everyone who responded to my
> question!
>
> After reading all the responses and the articles referenced I'm
> confused as to what is the best/most appropriate approach.


Thats what I figured (I would be as well, if I were you)

>
> I decided to *not* allot swap to the 400G external disk drive
> that I will *only* be using for data.


I think that most of us will agree that you probably made the best choice.

>
> I'm also considering using rsync to back up the 160G external
> drive I put all the data I used to have on my internal 30G
> drive. Then formatting the 160G drive and *not* putting swap
> on it.


I have used rsync, its a great program. :)

>
> Darlene Wallach
>
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