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    SubjectRe: New Feature Idea: Compress swap file
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    Followup to:  <Pine.LNX.3.96.980222123637.5384B-100000@ppp3.csudh.edu>
    By author: Trevor Johnson <trevor@jpj.net>
    In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
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    > > Since the real geometry isn't known to the driver, this would be a useless
    > > thing to try.
    >
    > Isn't it known for ST-506 disks, floppies, and SCSI tapes (is it possible
    > to swap to tape?)?
    >

    Thank heavens, no.

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