Re: swapon vs savecore dilemma

From: Doug Barton <>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2003 00:19:17 -0700 (PDT)
On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, Scott Long wrote:

> I still think that the real problem is in running swapon before
> savecore.  In 99% of the cases out there, RAM scales with storage,
> so I really can't imaging fsck needing to swap, and certainly not
> in it's 'preen-before-background' mode.

I agree, but the proble is that in order to make this successful in a
scenario when the system is well and truly fubar (which is where you're
most likely to want a good dump), then just moving it earlier isn't



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