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Re: Partitioning a Web Server

On Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 05:11:46PM +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> Are those partition numbers in order of location on disk?
> Most hard drives have the low cylinder numbers on the outside of the disk 
> (which has slightly lower average seek times and much better bulk transfer 
> rates).  You generally don't want the swap on the high cylinder numbers!
hmmm.. Isn't it better to try and have swap in the middle of the disk? That way
you always have about the same access time? Problem is, just because I put it
in the middle, this has nothing to do with what the disk actually decides to put it.


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