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Re: Swap files on Reiserfs



On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 08:17:14AM +0700, Oki DZ wrote:
> >Move your swap space to a dedicated partition, then forget about it
> >for
> >ever.
> 
> I need some reasons.

Swap files are theoretically slower than swap partitions due to the
overhead of the filesystem ... the kernel doesn't have to worry about
any filesystem calls with a swap partition; it manipulates it
directly.

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