[CentOS] Kickstart wrong swap size
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Mon Dec 7 15:33:27 UTC 2009
Lars Hecking wrote:
> The kickstart setup is currently based on CentOS 5.2 (and I cannot move to
> 5.4 yet as this is a corporate setup affecting hundreds of machines).
> Hardcoding swap size isn't a good idea either because there's a range of
> different memory configurations. I could however confirm that a manual,
> graphical install from the 5.4 DVD with recommended settings creates 10GB
> swap on a 8GB RAM machine.
For my systems I have a bit of logic in my %pre kickstart config
that looks for a swapsize command line option and uses that as the
swap size(if it doesn't find one it defaults to 4G, I really never
want my own systems swapping more than 4G, I set my VMs to 1G of
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