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Re: Increase Swap from 128 MB to 256 MB

Sanjay Gupta wrote:

> Hey Guys !
> Any Idea how to increase swap space in the RHL 6.2.
> I have SWAP Partition of 127 MB. But now I want to increase by128 MB ie
> 256 MB.
> except reloading Linux, is there any way that I can reserv some space
> from my existing partition say root partion for swap. My root partition
> has ample space to accomaodate it.

ghane... u asking this question???
well there is a way of using a file for swap instead of a partition.
i remember i had to do it for my 386.
use mkswap to make a file into a swapspace.
and then, swapon