[BL] Re: superblock locations
dos at lieber.com.ar
Thu Mar 3 20:52:23 EST 2005
On 2 Mar 05 at 15:29, sindi keesan wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Mar 2005, Alejandro Lieber wrote:
> > Sindi:
> > Yesterday night, I formated again hda2, and loaded again my BL3
> > backup from a loop.
> I keep my installations on at least two computers and I can copy between
> them if one goes bad.
> > You are right about small HD. I have a 52Mby working in my office, 9
> > hours a day for more than 12 years.
> > In this machine I have a 250Mby drive, 15Mby for Linux, a 6Mby swap
> > and the rest for PC-DOS.
> I find that our TTL monitors don't ever die, they just eventually get
> burnin. They stay crisp and bright the whole time. But we were given two
> with problems. They also use less power and are easier to read. Only
> problem is you cannot do VGA screen fonts on them (or text with more than
> 80 columnes or 24 lines) so I have both TTL and VGA on the same machine.
The only monitor I use with Linux is a 12" Samsung Yellow hercules.
> Have you needed the swap partition? I have only needed it if I
> have less than 12MB RAM (but I don't use X on computers with 12MB
> RAM). I find 32MB is plenty for everything else other than
> compiling (which used 80-90MB).
This 486DLC has 8Mbys of memory.
The swap.img is aprox. 6Mbys.
I don't use X.
When I look at the swap.img file with a DOS editor, I see that the
first megabyte of the swap is completly written.
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