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Re: [linux-lvm] LILO configuration for LVM "boot" filesystem



On Friday 08 June 2001 00:23, Steven Lembark wrote:
> > Proportionally, how much slower is it? 50%? 25%? 12%?
> > less than 1% slower?
> > Does it really matter?
>
> For things like /, /tmp or primary swap even a few % can
> make a difference (especially on newer drives that use
> variable sector allocation).  This is something the system
> hits frequently with quite a bit of data.

However if you use two partitions at opposite ends of the drive then the 
seek times will kill performance...

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