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Re: Increase Swap from 128 MB to 256 MB

On Sat, 14 Oct 2000, Raju Mathur wrote:

> 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.

I was under the impression that Linux was OK, performance-wise, with a
file to swap to.  Any pointers to performance loss metrics?


-- Ghane