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Date:      Thu, 13 Feb 2020 18:10:07 -0700
From:      "@lbutlr" <kremels@kreme.com>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: questions about swap (partition and file)
Message-ID:  <B28A31BE-0AF4-430C-86F4-7BBCF4E85E12@kreme.com>
In-Reply-To: <20200213143411.GA14144@bastion.zyxst.net>
References:  <20200211155009.GA9715@bastion.zyxst.net> <r1uqaa$2vel$1@ciao.gmane.io> <20200213143411.GA14144@bastion.zyxst.net>

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On 13 Feb 2020, at 07:34, tech-lists <tech-lists@zyxst.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 06:03:26PM +0000, Ottavio Caruso via =
freebsd-questions wrote:
>>=20
>> It's usually not a good idea to have swap on a SSD.
>=20
> Why is this?=20
> For clarity, I mean a proper SSD not sdcard

Swap is written a lot and SSDs can fail faster if they are constantly =
being written to.

It=E2=80=99s not really that much of an issue with a modern SSD, but if =
you have a server that is really writing a lot to swap. Get more RAM and =
put swap on a rust drive.


--=20
"Are you pondering what I'm pondering?"
"I think so, Brain, but practicing docking procedures with a goat at
	zero G's=E2=80=94it's never been done!=E2=80=9D





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