Re: Swap over network

Harald Milz (
Thu, 1 May 1997 12:10:51 +0200

From: (Harald Milz)
Subject: Re: Swap over network
Organization: Linux.DE
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John Wyszynski ( wrote:
> That is the potential flaw with stripping regardless; the fact that multiple
> machines are involved has no effect in this as only disk drive failures result
> in data lost. The whole point of stripping is to boost performance at the

I'm not sure whether adding the network latency to the time required for
the raw disk write adds much performance... and there are many potential
points of failure including the network. If one part of the chain breaks,
data is lost.

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