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Old 06-06-2004, 12:56 AM   #1
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Question How to unmount actual swap and mount a new(bigger) swap space?


I have 792 MB of swap space. Now I am installing Oracle Database, that requires 1GB of swap space.

How to unmount actual swap and mount a new(bigger) swap space?

Old 06-06-2004, 01:23 AM   #2
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To disable your existing swap, type swapoff -a and then swapon /dev/hdxx where /dev/hdxx is your new swap partition (or swap file). You can use more than one swap partition/file just by enabling swap on all the swap files/partitions your system knows about with swapon -a. Or you can enable swap on each partition/file individually. See man swapon for more details.


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