On Mar 14, 2007, at 6:08 PM, Helge Rohde wrote:
That presumes you [will] have a second disk available to add when you decide to upgrade your RAM down the road. As mentioned earlier, that is not a safe presumption.
Yes, but that's all relative. It's still several orders of magnitude slower than real RAM. Some folks argue for putting the swap partition on the outer edges of the disk, the inner, or near the data as well. Thanks, but I'll take my advice from the guys who wrote the implementation I'm using.
Yes, delivered on mp3, for convenient listening while driving, riding, or other mindless tasks when you'd like to feed your brain.
I don't think you'll find a a simple answer because its not a simple question. The short answer is, because the FreeBSD handbook says so:
Since I'm certain the short answer isn't going to satisfy you, I'll point out that the longer answer is much longer. Take the CS162 course for free, or go buy the book "The Design and Implementation of the 4.4 BSD Operating System" and pay special attention to chapter 5.
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