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Re: [linux-lvm] disk swap



On Fri, Sep 07, 2001 at 01:10:08PM +0200, Wolfgang Weisselberg wrote:
> Hi, Rob!
> 
> Rob Foehl (rwf loonybin net) wrote 29 lines:
> 
> > I'm assuming its possible to put swap on LVM, I may be wrong..
> 
> I have never tried making a swap partition on LVM. Ssince the
> kernel can and will strip over swap with equal priority and you
> want swap to be FAST, you should put it 'near the beginning'
> of (each?) disk, outside LVM or similar.

i am swapping over LVM with no noticeable problem
but then i don't swap much
i have 512Mb of RAM and 1GB swap
having swap on lvm has been essential when i moved from 128 to 512Mb of ram
this spring.

(i have set swap lv to be contigous anyway)
L.

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