Re: 2.4 and 2GB swap partition limit

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Apr 30 2001 - 13:14:39 EST

> > The swap I have is 2 partitions, one on each drive both with a priority of
> > 0. Personally, I like the way it's done on my box.
> So you've spent almost $200 for RAM, and refuse to spend $4 for 1Gb of
> swap space. Fine with me.

Stupid argument. Very stupid argument. Take a 16Gb server. You now want
to buy 64Gb of hard disk for the swap. Only because of partition limits you'll
beed at least 2 disks entirely dedicated to it, which also means a controller
a larger PSU and a bigger case.

The swap behaviour of 2.4 is a bug.

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