[ale] one or many...
esoteric at 3times25.net
Wed Dec 31 17:36:39 EST 2003
Preston Boyington wrote:
> i run debian on an old Compaq laptop (133mhz,32mb ram) and don't see
> any difference in delay time between an "all in one" partition and my
> seperate partitions. i initially set it up with just a /swap, /boot,
> and "/" and later did seperate partitions. again, i experience no
> noticable slowdown although YMMV.
If you move a file from one file system to another, it will have to be
copied over. If you move it from one directory to another, it's a
simple directory update. Depending on the file size, this could be
substantial. That is, the copy from fs to fs verses the directory update.
Until later, Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
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