no swap makes system slower - why?
philsf79 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 09:10:58 UTC 2007
A Sunday 04 November 2007 22:25:54, Owen Townend escreveu:
> On Sun, 2007-11-04 at 08:08 -0200, Felipe Figueiredo wrote:
> > Then I discorved why: swap partition was off, as well as my /boot (I use
> > here). Grub was reading the partition as it should, and I could access it
> > with a bootcd, which told me I didn't have a corrupt filesystem (i
> > nevertheless).
> > regards
> > FF
> Just a thought, but if you're using LVM for root, swap and boot then
> the device names/numbers (/dev/sda1 etc) are not the right arguments
> here. They would be something similar to /dev/mapper/rootvg-swaplv
> or /dev/rootvg/swaplv.
> Are you using LVM for more than /boot?
I'm sorry I wasn't clear enough in my previous post.
I don't use lvm on /boot, because when I read the HOWTO neither grub nor lilo
could manage that. Haven't checked if that's changed.
In this particular setup, the swap partition is also non-lvm, and these are
the two only non-lwm devices in my HD.
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