Live CD SLOooooowww

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Tue Jun 28 05:37:33 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 11:48:23AM -0500, Steve Kratz wrote:

> Another thing that will improve the experience is if you have a little
> bit of hard drive space you can format as Linux Swap and "swapon" for
> that device...  I keep a little 200meg partition formatted on my Windows
> box just so I can do a swapon /dev/hda2 to make live CDs more usable.

The Ubuntu live CD will automatically find and activate a swap partition on
the hard drive with no user intervention.

 - mdz

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