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Date:      Mon, 2 Oct 2006 16:31:47 -0400
From:      Bob <bob@tania.servebbs.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: SWAP priority
Message-ID:  <200610021631.48083.bob@tania.servebbs.org>
In-Reply-To: <BA05A137-3CE6-421B-8EE3-2ACFB396F0B4@mac.com>
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On Monday 02 October 2006 14:23, Charles Swiger wrote:

>
> Well, you might try benchmarking the system with both arrays used for
> swapping and with only the less-busy RAID array being used for
> swapping, and see which one does better.

Yes, this is what I will do; if not benchmark, at least get a subjective feel 
for which is faster.

Sorry to be a pest, but how can I do what you suggest? My SWAP0 is a 
_partition_  on the  raid0 volume , and SWAP1 is a swapfile on raid1 created 
as a Vnode; and activated in rc.conf by "swapfile="/raid1/swap1" 
 
How can I tell FreeBSD to ignore the primary swap partition?  I set that 
partition  up during the online install process if I recall, and none of 
my /etc/ files seem to reference it directly :-(

I will also want to double the size of SWAP1 to 2GB, so the experiment is 
comparing the same swap space; but that part is simplistic.

Bob
 



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