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Re: [Xen-users] crazy SWAP and RAM idea

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] crazy SWAP and RAM idea
From: Javier Guerra <javier@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2006 14:22:59 -0500
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On Friday 08 September 2006 11:58 am, Ernst Bachmann wrote:
> On Friday 08 September 2006 18:13, Steffen Heil wrote:
> > Flash Memory is used for such purposes by Windows Vista with great
> > success. Maybe I will give that a try soon.
> So, using flash as swap is a quite stupid idea, unless you're ok with the
> degraded performance and the costs of buying a new device every few weeks.

right, i think the "great success" is only "great media buzzing".  hopefully 
no serious server will use that 'feature'

OTOH, it might be a neat trick to reduce startup times, not to 'expand memory'


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