[linux-lvm] LILO configuration for LVM "boot" filesystem
russell at coker.com.au
Fri Jun 8 02:28:36 UTC 2001
On Friday 08 June 2001 00:23, Steven Lembark wrote:
> > Proportionally, how much slower is it? 50%? 25%? 12%?
> > less than 1% slower?
> > Does it really matter?
> For things like /, /tmp or primary swap even a few % can
> make a difference (especially on newer drives that use
> variable sector allocation). This is something the system
> hits frequently with quite a bit of data.
However if you use two partitions at opposite ends of the drive then the
seek times will kill performance...
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