optimal(?) layout of fedora 19 with one SSD drive and one regular HD?

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Wed Dec 4 04:07:57 UTC 2013


Tim:
>> If you want to be able to suspend to hard drive, then swap *needs* to
>> be bigger than RAM.

Chris Murphy:
> Maybe.
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1037472
> 
> FYI anaconda isn't currently computing the swap partition size needed
> for hibernation. 

If you read the response on that bugzilla, it says Anaconda isn't
configuring a system to be be able to hibernate.  That does not equate
to not needing to set up adequate space to be able to hibernate.

If hibernating is going to be a memory dump to hard drive, then the hard
drive space (it's using the swap file/partition) *needs* to be big
enough.  Doing something that *might* work, doesn't fit the definition
of doing what *needs* to be done, to make it work.

Compression isn't always possible.  Attempting to rely on something that
might work is pretty much guaranteed to bite you on the bum at the time
you needed it to work.

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