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Date:      Sat, 16 May 2015 15:43:16 +0530
From:      Avinash Sonawane <rootkea@gmail.com>
To:        Eduardo Morras <emorrasg@yahoo.es>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Swap partition for FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <CAJ9BSW_SFkUk0BmozW6SsgKpAOSx6wKwEOQLUzOR1a94P9bNBg@mail.gmail.com>
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On Sat, May 16, 2015 at 3:30 PM, Eduardo Morras <emorrasg@yahoo.es> wrote:
> On Sat, 16 May 2015 13:11:18 +0530
> Avinash Sonawane <rootkea@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello all!
>>
>> I was trying to build www/webkit-gtk3 (a dependency for x11/gnome3)
>> then it abruptly exited with "Out of swap space error" so I created a
>> separate 8GB partition to be used as freebsd-swap.
>
> Why don't use a regular file as swap?

Because I read somewhere that swap partition is much more faster than
swap file and given that I already have 4GB RAM and then too I was
posed with "out of RAM/swap space" like error (which I never
anticipated) I wanted a more and faster swap. So dedicated swap
partition.

-- 
Avinash Sonawane (RootKea)
PICT, Pune
http://rootkea.wordpress.com



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