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SubjectRe: just a small VM idea
On Sun, 22 Oct 2000, Samium Gromoff wrote:

> Let`s imagine were having two mounted swap partitions.
> Current situation, if im not going wrong is the next:
> swapping to 1st partition, till there is a space on it
> then swapping to the next one...
> But if make two basic checks:
> 1) if these partitions are on different drives
> 2) i/o speed is approx the same
> we can do parallel page writes/reads, therefore
> in fact twicing swapping i/o...

If you swapon(8) both partition with the same priority,
the kernel will stripe between them.

See 'man 8 swapon' for more info...

regards,

Rik
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