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SubjectRe: Swap vs No Swap.
On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 08:17:43PM +0100, François Cami wrote:
> James A Sutherland wrote:
>
> > Hmm... if you've experimented with this, how does this setup compare
> > to a striped RAID of hda+hdc used for root and swap? (i.e. is the
> > speedup down to splitting accesses between two spindles?)
>
> I haven't, but it's a good idea, I may give it a try, but not very soon.

You shouldn't need striping for this--if you have two swap partitions
with equal priority, the kernel will "stripe" them itself.

At least that's my understanding.

Sumner
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