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Date:      Sat, 11 Jan 2003 02:16:45 -0800
From:      "Lucky Green" <>
To:        <freebsd-current@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   RE: 5.0 without swap
Message-ID:  <00ba01c2b95a$8d385670$6601a8c0@VAIO650>
In-Reply-To: <>

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Miguel wrote:
> Having no swap will prevent you from getting crashdumps in 
> case of panic which, if you run 5.0, is not that unusual. 
> Besides these days harddrives cost $1/GB, so why not setup 
> the swap partition anyway?

I don't want cleartext cryptographic keys to ever touch magnetic media,
thus potentially opening the door to future forensic analysis.

--Lucky, who thought that he once, many years ago, read that there was a
kernel option one should set if you have no swap partition.

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