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Re: Swap size (was Re: [aclug-L] RAM question)

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Subject: Re: Swap size (was Re: [aclug-L] RAM question)
From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 21 Oct 1998 00:58:29 -0500
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phrostie <phrostie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

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> i've tinkered with multipule swap partitions.
> currently i have a single 128meg partition.
> but is there an advantage to running multipule partitions verses multipule 
> swap files?

Hmm, I have a deja-vu sort of feeling...  (I feel I've answered this
exact e-mail before but my reader indicates otherwise.)

Anyway, there is a performance advantage if you have several smaller
partitions across different drives.  There is no benefit if all of the
smaller partitions are on the same drive.

John Goerzen   Linux, Unix consulting & programming   jgoerzen@xxxxxxxxxxxx |
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