dillon at backplane.com
Fri Mar 27 10:22:25 PDT 2015
Yes. If you have that much on spinning rust then I would dedicate a whole
SSD (separate from your boot SSD) to swapcache. At least 128G, maybe even
a 256G SSD. 32G is woefully insufficient as a swapcache for 10TB of data.
On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 4:07 PM, Tim Darby <t+dfbsd at timdarby.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 3:49 PM, Matthew Dillon <
> dillon at apollo.backplane.com> wrote:
>> I would not use the installer to try to set it up. I'd do it manually
>> if you know enough about how installs work to do that. Leave your 40G
>> SSD in place until you have your new SSD fully operational and
>> Be careful not to accidently wipe your original SSD while messing with
>> the new one :-)
> Thanks! You've talked me out of using the installer. :) I should have
> mentioned that I have approximately 10TB of stuff on spinning disks as
> well. Does that change the swap recommendation?
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