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SubjectRe: Slow swapon for big (12GB) swap
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> Well - I use it for /var/tmp for compiling packages in Gentoo. Most compiles
> use < 1MB of it and it is *much* faster that way because immendiate data never
> touch disk. And the disk stays idle the whole time so can be put to sleep and
> should live longer.
>

Spinning the disk up and down more often than a continuously-running disk
is also a issue.


Jan Engelhardt
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