Bug#510544: Installer/partition guide tried to use 500GB as swap
On Sunday 11 January 2009, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> Yes, at above 4 TB in kB based (LVM/crypto) calculation and above 4 EB
> in the MB based case. I wonder what would be the overhead
I'm not going to worry about 4TB support at this point.
> >> I think it would be more logical to specify unlimited as 0 or -1. Or
> >> even some string like "none".
> > A patch to change this turns out to be fairly trivial. Comments?
> > Successfully tested for both regular and LVM partitioning (though not
> > with >1TB disk).
> Tested with 1.6 TB atomic, and it works OK.
Otavio: OK if I upload with my patches?
I'm more comfortable with this patch than with Ferenc's one, although that
does still look OK to me for Squeeze.
> (note that you can use -a and -o for logical operations inside expr or
> [ ]).
We try to avoid -a and -o in D-I scripts because of POSIX issues and in
most cases they reduce readability.