Subject: Re: Multiple RAID1 partions on same disks
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: John Franklin <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/30/2002 21:43:11
On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 11:26:50AM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 08:43:29PM -0600, Greg Oster wrote:
> >  [..]
> > > 	Would there be any chance it could degrade the performance of
> > > 	the system?
> > 
> > I've not done any real benchmarking on exactly that, but it shouldn't be
> > any worse than partitioning a disk without the RAID. 
> Could't there be an issue with parity rebuild or reconstruction ?
> raidframe will do this in background, slowing down when there are other
> I/O going through the RAID, but will it include I/O not going through the
> RAID for its computations ?

Dumb question:  Why RAID swap?  Why not swapctl two (or more) swap
partitions at desired priorities?  Or is that what you're doing?

John Franklin
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