[svlug] Partitioning problem
rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Feb 6 16:28:24 PST 2006
Quoting Jeffrey Siegal (jbs at quiotix.com):
> In fact it wouldn't surprise me if the overhead due to seeking to a
> dedicated partition (regardless of its location) were far greater.
What easily tips the balance for me is that the code for handling swap
partitions is pretty much certain to be better tested and debugged.
> But in any case all of these swap performance issues should not
> matter swap activity (and the impact of swap performance) on a
> properly configured system these days should be very low per previous
Performance is icing on the cake, a matter of trying to do it right if
I'm going to do it at all. This being a production system, reliability
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