[rescue] So, I'm bringing up my E3000....

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Thu Apr 8 15:26:27 CDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 03:23:42PM -0400, Sandwich Maker wrote:
> "From: Phil Stracchino <alaric at caerllewys.net>
> "
> "On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 01:15:20PM -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> "> I've always wondered... how does performance work out when a drive is
> "> partially mirrored, with swap interleaved?
> "
> "It works fine.  Especially on Linux -- the Linux kernel is smart about
> "swap, and if you have two or more swap partitions set to the same
> "priority, it automagically stripes them.  Nice fast swap.
> solaris has only done this since sunos4.1 at least.  you don't suppose
> linux copied them?

OK, so I stand corrected.  I hadn't ever realized (or read anything that
told me) Solaris did this too. :)

So while we're on the subject, how well does Solaris handle a failure of
one of several striped swap partitions?

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