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Old 09-12-2008, 06:46 AM   #1
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how we can increase swap memory,
if we need many times to increase or decrease rem.
Old 09-12-2008, 07:16 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by kalpana.manu View Post
how we can increase swap memory,
if we need many times to increase or decrease rem.
You can increase swap memory by creating a large swap partison if you have the space... as for the RAM bit, that makes no sence. Generally I believe swap should be between 1.5 and 3 times the size of RAM. However is their is no need for the extra memory then it could very well be smaller.
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If you have a spare swap partition, you can enable it using the swapon command. Example:
/sbin/swapon -v /dev/sda1
I think you can create a swap file as well, if you don't have a complete partition.
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I was searching for something about swap and I got this. I am also wanting to know how one can increase swap memory detail by detail. My other problem with swap is that I had a swap for my fedora installation but when I installed Unbuntu server and wanted to share the swap space, my Fedora installation lost access to the swap space. What do I do?


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