DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2012-01
Re: Adding a new disk
On Thursday 05 January 2012 17:40:44 Chris Turner wrote:
> On 01/04/12 18:21, Pierre Abbat wrote:
> > Should I turn ad0s1e into swap or expand ad0s1d?
> I think you should use it as a coaster or mail it to me :D
How can I mail a *slice* of a disk?
> In all seriousness, doesn't the answer depend on your intended
> use, which we know nothing about?
I have some ideas what I'll use it for, but not enough to know what
eventualities to plan for. I could make another partition for testing
I read in the handbook that each disk controller should have a swap space, so
I'm going to put one on ad4. Two discontiguous swap spaces on the same disk
don't make sense, so I won't turn s1e into swap.
> If you don't need it, keep it for a spare, it will come in handy
> one day.
It's a 2 gigabyte Hammer partition, which doesn't cause problems because it
doesn't get much use. I'm moving the contents to a Hammer partition that will
occupy most of 500 GB.
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