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Re: Bug#735927: general: X *always* crashes when ram is full

previously on this list Roger Leigh contributed:

> With an SSD, you really
> don't want /tmp or swap on it;

Why?, due to limited write cycles?

As long as it is a modern SSD (years) or one of the old ones one with a
sandforce controller (OpenBSD dev let me know about that) then it has a
good 20% extra space above it's listed gigabytes reserved unusable for
wear levelling meaning this is a non issue even when full?

Unless he's worried about not being able to wipe the swap?


'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'

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