Re: ext2 problems on fast-wide SCSI-2

David A Willmore (
Tue, 7 May 1996 13:51:57 +0200 (MET DST)

On Sun, 5 May 1996 wrote:

> > Swap partitions can only be a max of 16MB in size, last I heard, and there
> > can be a total of 8 swap partitions.
> >
> I am running 1.2.13 with a single 96Meg swap partition on a PCI NCR
> Fast SCSI-II controller. No problems what so ever. I don't
> need 96M, but I figured that way I wouldn't have to repartion my disks
> if I add more memory and might be able to use it and it also allows the
> system to pull through (slowly) without exausting virtual memory if I do
> something that needs lots.
me too, I am using 130MB with a 1542 Controller and 80 with an NRC, no
problems, so what is this limit of 16MB? Seems very low to me....