Re: pi vs swap on flash
Mine looks like:
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/sda1 /boot vfat defaults 0 2
/dev/sda2 / ext4 defaults,noatime 0 1
/dev/sda3 none swap sw 0 0
And when you reboot you should see it in top as an increase in swap.
The only downside I've found is that piclone doesn't know to ignore
it. I put mine at the end of 320 GB, now I can't use piclone for
backups to SD anymore. But there's been discussion that swap will
wear out an SD fast, they're rated by read/write cyccles.
On 7/13/17, Gene Heskett <email@example.com> wrote:
> Greetings all;
> I have a terabyte drive plugged into a usb port on a pi-3b.
> It has a swap partition of 2Gb allocated.
> I would like to edit fstab and put swap on this rotating media.
> I feel that with the pi's limited memory, this would be a noticeable
> speedup, when apt is doing updates in particular. I've had 200 megs of
> updates take over an hour to complete.
> How is this accomplished?
> Cheers, Gene Heskett
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