> Having an extra partition to swap to reduces file system overhead, and
> by keeping the swap partition on a separate drive you can gain further
> improvement in performance compared to a swap file within the same
> file system :)
You can get surprises if you do (like I did):
my primary linux disk is 1 disk
my swap disk is another disk
I have EIDE and sleep after 20 minutes...
When I start swapping I have to wait while the disk spins up...
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