Subject: Re: Minimum swap size
To: Sean Davis <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/20/2003 08:52:47
On Mon, 19 May 2003, Sean Davis wrote:
> On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 12:03:50AM +0200, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > > yes, but checking multiple smaller partitions seems to take less time than
> > > checking one huge partition.
> > >
> > ??? hmm... really??
> > why?
> perhaps because there is more filesystem information due to the extra
> superblock backups, I have no clue. I'm no filesystem guru.
If fsck has any algorithms that go faster than O(n), one bigger partition
will take longer than two smaller ones. fsck used to have O(n^3)
algorithms in it. ISTR Charles fixed a number of them.