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Date:      Fri, 14 Feb 2020 12:10:03 +0000
From:      tech-lists <tech-lists@zyxst.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: some questions about disk partitioning and filesystems and booting
Message-ID:  <20200214121003.GB39057@bastion.zyxst.net>
In-Reply-To: <1090523a-377c-9412-5db1-38e825e35956@mm.st>
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On Thu, Feb 13, 2020 at 07:06:54PM +0300, yp@mm.st wrote:
>Now this is something I wanted to ask as well, as I didn't find=20
>anything really describing what needs to be done for large (not really=20
>so this days, 32 and higher) RAM systems -- I have a system with 64GB=20
>RAM and adding a 64GB swap partition makes system unhappy (I don't=20
>remember the exact message).  With minidumps and all, what size it=20
>should be so that dump is guaranteed to be saved?

A while ago I tried this (one big swap partition) and experienced the same.
This is why I went with several swap partitions. I think the maximum swap a=
s a
partition is 32GB and I'm guessing the reason it's like that is down to
some variable buried in the code.
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J.

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