Re: Partitioning for a Hurd install
On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 07:02:29PM -0000, email@example.com wrote:
> As you are putting the Hurd in VirtualBox then I'd suggest accepting
> the defaults for Linux (other) and either no swap partition or at most
> 0.5GB. You can always increase the memory if you need it and the
> virtual hard disk will expand up to 8Gb which should be plenty.
That's wrong. Gnumach can only deal with some 768 MiB or so of physical
memory -- adding anything more to the VM is useless. As a consequence,
adding swap is highly recommended.