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Re: install Etch with raid level 10

On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 04:16:05PM +0200, Giacomo Mulas wrote:
> Yes. So it's just a matter of priorities: if your top priority is
> reliability, do swap on raid with redundance; if your top priority is as
> fast as possible number crunching and you don't mind the increased risk of
> losing the last day or so of results, do swap on separate partitions without
> raid. I have a number of both extremal situations, with a larger number
> somewhere in-between :)

Or if you are smart, buy more ram since swapping is a waste of time and
counter to wanting performance.  And if you really want performance that
bad why use raid1 at all, ues raid0 since all you want is performance,
while data safety is apparently not relevant.

Len Sorensen

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