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SubjectRe: Static Swap
Hi,

On Mon, 19 Apr 1999 12:42:31 -0400 (EDT), "Mike A. Harris"
<mharris@ican.net> said:

> Create a simple daemon in C to do the dirty work. Shouldn't be
> too difficult, but swap files are SLOW compared to partitions,

That used to be true, but the worst inefficiencies have been cured and
in 2.2.*, swap files are not all that much slower than partitions
(although they are still measurably slower).

--Stephen

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