[linux-elitists] Performance issues with swap file vs. swap partition
Thu Nov 6 04:01:06 PST 2003
Whilst pondering the filesystem layout for a new box, a dim and distant
memory was awakened; namely, the idea that under Linux 2.4, swapfiles
give away no performance to swap partitions.
Googling for this produced a very unhelpful set of results, with more
questions than answers.
So I turn to the elitists: given a 2.4 kernel, is a swap partition
faster than a swap file, or not?
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