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Date:      Sat, 15 Feb 2020 15:17:06 -0800
From:      David Christensen <>
Subject:   Re: some questions about disk partitioning and filesystems and booting
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On 2020-02-14 22:50, Dewayne Geraghty wrote:
> In regard to running without swap and crashing, you may have overlooked
> setting:
> vm.swap_enabled=0
> vm.nswapdev=0
> (taken from a system without swap that's been running for a few years)
> My use of swap, like you, is limited to wanting a mini kernel dump, and
> using swap space for memory devices (mdconfig).  Though I do have swap
> on another disk when I really need all of memory to be dumped, which has
> been about once in 10 years ;)

Thanks for the pointer.  I will keep that in mind if/when I want to run 
a FreeBSD system without swap.


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