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Date:      Sun, 25 Nov 2012 14:13:49 +0000
From:      Bruce Cran <bruce@cran.org.uk>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Manually partitioning using gpart
Message-ID:  <50B2279D.9020203@cran.org.uk>
In-Reply-To: <20121125132930.3a417be5.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <1353842774.2508.18.camel@q> <20121125132930.3a417be5.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On 25/11/2012 12:29, Polytropon wrote:
> Won't be wrong; my understanding of the rule was "2 * size of
> _possible_ RAM in the machine". But disk space is cheap, so
> 8 G should be fine. But again, the requirement for the swap
> partition depends on what you're doing with the machine and
> what you're expecting (e. g. will you want to save kernel dumps
> to the swap partition?).

You probably want to stop following that rule some time before you get 
to 8 TB RAM 
(http://semiaccurate.com/2010/09/29/inphi-imbs-can-stuff-8tb-ram-system/) :)

-- 
Bruce Cran



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