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SubjectRe: Swap vs No Swap.
James A Sutherland wrote:

>>Obviously the problem is very much lessened, in my case, when
>>i put the swap partition on the *other* drive than the root fs.
>>Both are ATA100 (40GB 60GXPs), and the system is more responsive
>>with swap on hdc while / in on hda, than both on hda.
>>
>
> 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.

François

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