Re: Raid 0 Swap?

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Thu Dec 28 2006 - 04:17:58 EST

On Dec 28 2006 00:06, Mike Huber wrote:
> I would like to point out one key argument against raid0 swap partitions,
> which is that, should a drive failure occur, the least used programs in
> memory are most drastically affected. Unfortunately, in the case of a
> drastic drive failure in a standalone server, one of the most likely
> programs to be affected is getty, disallowing you from manually logging in.

However, the footprint of getty is rather small, so its chance to run is higher
than an idle bigger task (dbus, resmgr, hal, perhaps cron or X)

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