filesystem setup

Adrian Wontroba aw1 at
Sun May 4 07:40:44 BST 2003

On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 06:45:22PM +0100, Peter McGarvey wrote:
> All partitions should be the same size, and I seem to remember there
> being a good reason why the size of an individual partition should be no
> smaller than the size of your RAM.  Alas, I can't remember the reason
> now.  But it was, as reasons go, a very reasonable one.

The special device specified for kernel crash dumps "must be at least
the size of physical memory".  See dumpon(8).

Adrian Wontroba

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