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Re: Fastest dump device

Subject: Re: Fastest dump device
From: Martin Husemann
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 15:42:29 UTC
Newsgroups: fa.netbsd.tech.kern

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 07:39:15AM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> Wondering:  would it make sense for savecore to run asynchronously,
> rather than waiting for it to complete before continuing with the rest 
> of system startup?

Only for a dedicated dump device that is not also used for swap. You
risk loosing important parts of the dump otherwise.

Martin

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