Subject: Re: RAID & swap
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Greg Oster <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/2000 10:58:25
Manuel Bouyer writes:
> On Sat, Apr 08, 2000 at 10:05:28AM -0600, Greg Oster wrote:
> > It'd be nice if we could just mark it 'clean' just because it doesn't 
> > contain anything useful, but we can't do that... (if it's not clean, 
> > we have to go to the trouble of making sure the parity is correct...
> > and that will proably take time..)
> And, in my case, the RAID set contains something else than swap.
> Maybe I should split all this; i.e. one RAID set per partition ?

If nothing else, moving swap to it's own RAID set will probably help...
That set can be quickly re-synced each reboot.. (that's what I do on my 
systems right now...)  But other than having swap on its own RAID set, 
there is no real need to have only one RAID set per partition...


Greg Oster