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SubjectRe: Swap on two drives
On Thu, Sep 16, 1999 at 06:48:27PM -0400, Rui Sousa wrote:
> laslo@wodip.opole.pl wrote:
> You can define priorities for the swap partitions (see man 2 swapon) and I
> think
> that's the only difference the kernel will see. So if you have equally fast
> disks
> and one is mainly idle increase the priority of the swap partition in this
> disk.

Further to this, if you have a lot of swap partitions with the same
priority, linux stripes the swap across them. That's what I use on
all my boxes.

Sean

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