Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#9136 closed enhancement (fixed)

'Choose swap size automatically' also means swap on boot volume

Reported by: luroh Owned by: kallisti5
Priority: low Milestone: R1/beta1
Component: Preferences/VirtualMemory Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Has a Patch: no Platform: All

Description

When selecting 'Choose swap size automatically', this also means that the swap file is going to reside on the boot volume. The VM preflet could give the user a cue about this, by letting the 'Use volume' drop-down list display the grayed out boot volume instead of any other volume previously selected by the user.

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Change History (4)

by luroh, 7 years ago

Attachment: vm_preflet.png added

comment:1 by axeld, 7 years ago

Actually, setting the swap size automatically should not have anything to do with the location.

comment:2 by luroh, 7 years ago

Yeah, perhaps a slight rewording wouldn't hurt, like 'Choose swap settings automatically'.

Reworking the logic to let users select what volume to swap at while having the swap size automatically adjusted would seem needlessly complicated to me.

comment:3 by kallisti5, 7 years ago

Milestone: R1R1/beta1
Priority: normallow
Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

+1. It's mostly a wording issue :)

Changed to "Automatic swap management" in hrev45141

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