Partition Sizes, AGAIN!
baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Thu Mar 4 16:25:15 PST 2010
Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Mike McCarty wrote:
>> I don't like a separate swap partition, because it's difficult to
>> resize, and the information I have is that with 2.6 kernels a swap file
>> is as fast as a separate partition, and much easier to resize.
> Interesting. I've never had to resize a swap partition. I generally
> start a new system using a commercial distro and just let it use the
> default size for a swap partition. My current systems have swap size
> the same a RAM size.
> You do know that you can use both a swap partition and a swap file at
> the same time, right?
> -- Bruce
You can also split up the swap partition over multiple drive ( If you
have them ) and the kernel will strip the writes to the different drives
something like raid does.
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