Re: [NTLK] [OT] Re: speed: OS X's fault

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Date: Sat Sep 26 2009 - 14:57:34 EDT

<snip>I'd appreciate a link to the method. Presumably dynamic_pager isn't
capable of creating a non-existent directory. But I'd be nervous it
was still running and consuming CPU with lots useless activity. I
don't know how to test for that directly, since it's not one of the
processes Activity Monitor displays.

When I tried to redirect my swapfile to a directory on my SD card (as the SD card seems faster then the SSD) it actually created a file on the SSD with the directory name that I used because I made a typo and it didn't find the SD card. If you try redirection to disable swapping I'd search to be sure its shut down as I think it'll just try to make files (or at least that's my experience). Dynamic_pager is like a weed, it keeps trying to find a way!

Joe Reilly

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