Customize alternate install CD with UEFI?

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 15:43:06 UTC 2016


On 22 July 2016 at 16:36, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 22 July 2016 at 17:23, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't think that is quite true, I believe swapspace will
>> automatically adjust the size of the swapfile.  I did have some
>> problems with swapspace (around Ubuntu 15.04 I think, maybe earlier)
>> where it started consuming 100% of the processor.  I think it may have
>> been to do with suspend/resume if I remember correctly.  I switched to
>> using a regular fixed size swapfile and have had no problems since.
>> As Josef said it appears swapspace is no longer supported [0]
>>
>> Colin
>>
>> [0] http://pqxx.org/development/swapspace/
>
> It's ripe for someone to take it over and update it as needed then!
>
> One caveat is that since Linux hibernation support stores the memory
> image in the swap partition, you must have a dedicated swap partition
> for it to work. It needs to be big enough to store all the _used_
> memory.

It was suspend that I had the problem with, not hibernate.  I thought
I had submitted a bug but can't find it now.
I started using it on a machine with limited disc space but I don't
have that problem now so easier just to use a swapfile.


Colin



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