FreeBSD Install config

Josef Karthauser joe at
Thu Dec 20 22:46:19 GMT 2001

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On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 10:08:46PM +0000, Aled Morris wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> >I've got 512mb in my laptop and almost never use swap unless I'm doing a
> >lot of data manipulation.  The machine's got 512mb of swap too, and only
> >rarely do I use that all.
> The only time I've used swap recently is when some piece of sh*t perl
> program (not mine, before you comment, I don't write perl) ran out of
> control and grew to a couple of gigabytes before bringing the machine down
> :-(

I've been batch processing a log of large tifs recently with gimp and
it's perl plugin interface (wonderful thing).  That's the only thing
that's been exercising the swap ;).


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