Subject: Re: Minimum swap size
To: Sean Davis <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/20/2003 09:03:29
On Mon, 19 May 2003, Sean Davis wrote:

> On Mon, May 19, 2003 at 11:36:18PM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > >
> > > Uhh, in my case, for example, with one 120GB drive and one 20GB drive, even
> > > partitioned into a bunch of bits (the biggest being 60GB), checking that
> > > 60GB partition does take a hell of a long time. I wouldn't want it all in
> >
> > if system crashes, all partition has to be checked anyway...
> yes, but checking multiple smaller partitions seems to take less time than
> checking one huge partition.

	I tend to crank up the block/fragment size, which for my uses
	speeds things up a bit in use, and also in fsck as there is a
	fraction of the metadata...

		David/absolute          -- No hype required --