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Re: Increase Swap from 128 MB to 256 MB
Yeah, you can increase swap space by creating a swap file in the
filesystem. However, this leads to a tremendous lloos of performance,
so I'd recommend creating/increasing a swap partition if you can.
>>>>> "Sanjeev" == Sanjeev Gupta <ghane@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Sanjeev> No, No, No!!! I am the real Ghane, all else are fakes.
Sanjeev> There is no need to repartition. It hurts me to say
Sanjeev> this, but Neil's method is right.
Sanjeev> # dd if=/dev/zero of=/var/swapfile bs=1024k count=127 #
Sanjeev> mkswap /var/swapfile # swapon /var/swapfile # echo
Sanjeev> "/var/swapfile none swap sw 0 0" >> /etc/fstab
Sanjeev> On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, Neil wrote:
>> 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 Neil