In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Dav
id Scheidt writes:
>On Tue, 20 Jul 1999, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>>     * make sure your swap partition is large enough to hold the crash
>>       dump.  If you have 256MB of ram, your swap partition must be 
>>       at least 256MB in size.
>Is there any reason that savecore(8) can't write compressed crashdumps?
>(Other than no one haveing ever written the the code, of course.)  In 
>other words, if I wrote this would it get committed?  

I'm pretty sure it would.  I think the lack of libz has prevented
it in the past.

Poul-Henning Kamp             FreeBSD coreteam member
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