[linux-lvm] LILO configuration for LVM "boot" filesystem

Steve Wray steve.wray at the.net.nz
Thu Jun 7 21:52:28 UTC 2001

> From: linux-lvm-admin at sistina.com [mailto:linux-lvm-admin at sistina.com]On
> Behalf Of Steven Lembark
> > Tell me, what is wrong with having /tmp as a mount point
> > for a LV?
> LV are generally slower than other types of storage.  Since the
> boot partition is generally cyl 0 it's on the fastest storage
> available (short of tmpfs).  

Proportionally, how much slower is it? 50%? 25%? 12%? 
less than 1% slower?
Does it really matter?

> Another approach is to mirror-mount the /var/tmp and /tmp onto
> a single volume.

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