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Old 07-19-2005, 07:06 PM   #1
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Swap partition


Just wondering does it have to be a partition or can you get linux to use a swap file somehow?

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Old 07-19-2005, 07:14 PM   #2
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Sure can ... a partition, however, makes the swapping faster.
Plus you'd have to turn swapping off in the shut-down procedure
before you unmount the file-system it sits on.



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Old 07-19-2005, 07:17 PM   #3
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Thanks got it working! I don't have enough space right at the moment to make it a partition but I'll it soon.

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