[CentOS] Apparently no swap configured

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Tue Oct 28 16:24:09 UTC 2008


William L. Maltby wrote:

> All this raised a question in my mind. What's the value of have a swap
> managed by LVM? ISTM that: 1) swap is usually configured to be the

I think the main reason would be simplicity, assuming you have
other volumes created and not just a single VG with a single
LV in it for swap.

Though I don't use LVM on the internal disks of my systems, have
had too many headaches over the years with anaconda puking during
installation with kickstart when using LVM. I only use LVM on
SAN volumes.

nate



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