thor at irk.ru
Sun May 13 04:04:04 UTC 2018
Partition is faster because it does not depend on all the file
1) I had a setup where the swap was a md vnode on a geli partition. And
it has some troubles, I didn't investigate why. The main trouble was a
panic immediately after disk sync on shutdown. So in the future I am
going to use a separate geli partition for swap.
2) Use of lots of RAM without swap is even faster. But there are some
programs (notably compile libre office) that need lots of ram/swap per core.
On 05/12/18 23:39, Waitman Gobble wrote:
> On Sat, May 12, 2018 at 6:51 AM, tech-lists <tech-lists at zyxst.net> wrote:
>> In a SSD/amd64/ufs2/freebsd-11 context, which is faster:
>> 1. swap as a partition on the ssd
>> 2. swap as a file on the ssd
>> If one is faster than the other, why? To what extent?
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> Don't swap. 1 and 2 are both slower.
> I use Warren Block's SSD setup and create swap file, seems to work A-OK.
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