Re: Swap over network

Alan Cox (
Thu, 1 May 1997 22:16:28 +0100 (BST)

> in data lost. The whole point of stripping is to boost performance at the
> price of reliability. Spreading it across a LAN could be a big win for an
> I/O intensive application.

It works for the case where you can plan ahead and build apps that give the
fs good info. Have a look at some of the bulk file systems for parallel
machines like the PVM fs