Moving swap & /home to another hard drive.
ubuntu at tigershaunt.com
Thu May 17 16:41:43 UTC 2007
Brian McKee wrote:
> You should consider using BOTH swap partitions - if you don't need the
> space back on the original disk, the partition is already there and it
> might help a little bit more... especially if you are low on ram.
> If it's IDE it will likely only help if the two drives are on
> different cables (ie hda and hdc or hda and hdd)
> Just list them both in /etc/fstab and let linux choose which one to use when.
Better yet, assuming both hard drives are relatively close in
performance, use the priority=0 option for both.
That will make linux use them both simultaneously, spreading the load,
and potentially doubling swap performance.
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