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SubjectRe: striped swapping?

On Thu, 25 Apr 1996 14:11:59 +0100 (BST), Steve Payne
<> said:

> If I have two swap partitions on two separate hard drives (on separate
> busses) under linux is the swapper clever enough to strip (even corsely
> (sp?)) bewteen them? (I'm guessing you _can_ have more than one swap
> partition active at once).

Yes, IF you are using the new swapon from util-linux-2.5 or later, AND
you use the new priority flags to give both your swap partitions the
same priority. If you don't do this, then the earlier installed
partitions will be swapped to in preference to the later ones.

Stephen Tweedie <>
Department of Computer Science, Edinburgh University, Scotland.

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