On Mon, 19 May 2008 16:31:57 -0500 Drew Sanford <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi, > I lost a hard drive in one of my machines here. Fortunately, the only > thing on it was /tmp and a random storage partition I used as a > dropoff point for backups before they get ftp'd to another machine. > And...my swap partition. So how dangerously am I living to run this > machine without any swap until I get my hands on a replacement drive? > Frankly, it doesn't eat into the swap much at all on regular basis. I've not tried it myself, but the question came-up before and no-one seemed to regard it as a problem, provided you don't actually need swap space. If you're concerned you can create a swap file with dd, and add swapfile="path-to-file" in rc.conf _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"