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From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: A note on the 5.12-rc1 tag
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2021 16:00:00 +0100
Message-ID: <CAMuHMdWn7GPkLrRnTJRT=9W-PVwoWOVBTqdM-gR180c66vGfOQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=wjnzdLSP3oDxhf9eMTYo7GF-QjaNLBUH1Zk3c4A7X75YA@mail.gmail.com>

Hi Linus,

On Thu, Mar 4, 2021 at 1:59 PM Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> And, as far as I know, all the normal distributions set things up with
> swap partitions, not files, because honestly, swapfiles tend to be
> slower and have various other complexity issues.

Looks like this has changed in at least Ubuntu: my desktop machine,
which got Ubuntu 18.04LTS during initial installation, is using a (small)
swapfile instead of a swap partition.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                        Geert

-- 
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

  parent reply index

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-03 20:53 Linus Torvalds
2021-03-04 12:43 ` Pavel Machek
2021-03-04 13:23   ` Krzysztof Kozlowski
2021-03-04 17:57   ` Linus Torvalds
2021-03-06 12:54     ` Ingo Molnar
2021-03-04 15:00 ` Geert Uytterhoeven [this message]
2021-03-04 16:56   ` David Laight
2021-03-04 18:58     ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2021-03-05  9:14       ` David Laight
2021-03-04 20:51 ` Josh Triplett
2021-03-05  5:39   ` Christian Couder
2021-03-05 18:10     ` Junio C Hamano
2021-03-05 23:06       ` Josh Triplett
2021-03-05 23:38         ` Junio C Hamano

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