[PC-BSD Testing] Swap and root partition sizes... wtf?

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Aug 24 11:52:21 PDT 2011

On 08/24/2011 00:27, Jamie Ivanov wrote:
> crotchcream# df -h
> Filesystem                  Size    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
> /dev/label/rootfs0          989M    718M    191M    79%    /
> devfs                       1.0k    1.0k      0B   100%    /dev
> /dev/label/var0               2G    221M    1.6G    12%    /var
> /dev/label/usr0             277G     76G    178G    30%    /usr
> linprocfs                   4.0k    4.0k      0B   100%    /compat/linux/proc
> //GUEST at BLACKBOX/STORAGE    1.7T    1.7T    5.6G   100%
> /usr/home/jamie/smb/storage
> crotchcream# swapinfo
> Device          1K-blocks     Used    Avail Capacity
> /dev/label/swap0   9437180        0  9437180     0%
> Can someone see what's wrong with this picture? I used the PC-BSD
> installer which had features that I needed that didn't end up working.
> But I JUST noticed the size of my swap partition after noticing my
> root partition is 72% full.. My question is, who the fuck decided to
> make a 9G swap partition and only a 1G root partition?
> Installer fail. That teaches me to use a non freebsd installer when
> loading a production system *sigh* now I either have to deal with it
> as is or load up a livefs and so some filesystem molestation in some
> risky maneuvers. Thanks guys.
> Jamie Ivanov / KC9LFD
> m.608.399.4252
> Blackberry: 32DD619E
> http://www.linkedin.com/in/jamieivanov

Sorry you didn't like the defaults, but normally SWAP is 2*Mem on 
system, and we've recently changed "/" to default to 2GB for the 
upcoming 9.0. In the past 1GB was fine, but things tend to get bigger 
over time :)

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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