A New FreeBSD Server
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Sun Jun 25 06:43:04 UTC 2006
On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 03:32:26PM -0400, Mike Meyer wrote:
> Why not RAID your swap? The extra reliability might not be worth very
> much, but the extra performance couldn't hurt - unless you don't plan
> on swapping at all. This is enough of a win that the swap subsystem
> will interleave swap usage across multiple drives, a facility that
> predates RAID. If you just split your swap across multiple drives, you
> get RAID0 behavior from swap.
Really? I thought it was possible to interleave multiple swap devices.
I'm probably wrong, but I thought I remembered seeing 'interleaved'
somewhere. Maybe my definition of interleaved is differented from
someone elses :-)
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