Swap partition conflict

  • I am testing this inside hyper-v so I don't know if it's a general issue or only pertains to my setup. When creating a 1gb disk and going ahead with the formatting, pfsense puts the swap partition size to 1gb and after that the installer fails. I set it manually to 64mb and it worked. Why do you think pfsense is making such a crazy allocation.
    In this doc, the setup is how it is supposed to be. In my case, pfsense just allocated all 1024 mb to swap. Weird

  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    The easy install will always try to make 2x the RAM size in swap. If you really need a disk that small, manually sizing the partitions is required. You're hurting yourself more than you're helping by trying to run a full install on a small virtual disk with little or no swap.

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