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Old 05-20-2001, 06:13 PM   #1
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I have a 12 Gb drive in my laptop. I want to make a 3.5 Gb Linux partition, a 256 meg swap file and the rest for 2 Windows drives. Can I place the swap file past the 1024 cylinder boundry?
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Old 05-20-2001, 09:44 PM   #2
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Yes you can have the swap file out of the 1024 cylinder the only one that you need to be there is the boot partition. If you are using SuSE 7.1 you dont have this problem.
Old 05-22-2001, 08:15 AM   #3
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Actually to tell you the truth, there is really never any need to make your swap larger than about 100 megs or so, it just turns out to be wasted space. Well, at least from what I have seen so far.


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