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Re: making more room in root partition for distribution upgrade




On Mon, 21 May 2018 23:18:50 +0200 Pascal Hambourg said:
> Le 21/05/2018 à 22:09, Abdullah Ramazanoğlu a écrit :

>> I would agree mirroring swap for a mission critical server. Otherwise it
>> would be an overkill, IMO.
>> 
>> If one of the non-mirrored swaps go down, then I will get a system crash.
>> So?  
> 
> So you lose system availability. If you can stand this, then you don't 
> need availability.

Although swap going offline causing "a system crash" was a bit of an
overstatement. More likely, some user space applications would crash, allowing
a graceful system shutdown - once in 15 years or so.

What is of primary value of using RAID-1 for me is protecting my data against
disk failures.

As for continuous system availability, yes I am willing to trade it a bit on a
non-critical system for better disk utilization and performance.

Regards
-- 
Abdullah Ramazanoğlu