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Re: usb stick as swap partition



Wolfgang Gill said:
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> I wouldn't recommend it for several reasons:
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>
> 1. It's way slower that HDD access.
> 2. It's also slower than main memory.

So is the HDD that swap is normally on.

> 3. It doesn't like constant access (Hence the resourse busy errors).

I'm not so sure that is what causes these errors.  Maybe it being
automounted?

> 4. It's not designed for that purpose.

5. Flash memory has limited write cycles.

If at all possible, adding memory is the best way to help swapping issues.

-- 
William Hooper


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