[K12OSN] need some K12LTSP 5.0EL advice

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Fri Aug 3 15:12:17 UTC 2007

James P. Kinney III wrote:

> You will ALWAYS need a swap partition for the OS. The standard 2GB swap
> partition is OK. If you are using software RAID1, create the a pair of
> 1GB swap partitions and let swap handle them outside of RAID. Putting
> swap on a mirror is a waste of system resources.

Unless, of course, you'd like the machine to keep running when one of 
the disks dies, which is often the reason you add the mirror in the 
first place.

   Les Mikesell
    les at futuresource.com

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