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Swap Size

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by bsasninja, Mar 20, 2007.

  1. bsasninja

    bsasninja Well-Known Member

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    I´m having a problem. My system has 4GB of RAM, but the swap if 1GB only and starts to swap, and I want to increase the size of it to 8GB for example.

    How do i change this? Anyone has a tutorial ?

    Thanks
     
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    You would have to either repartition your disks or add a new disk and create swap space on it. On Linux the swapfile space is a specific type of disk partition.
     
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    swap is recommended to be the double of your physical mem right?

    thanks
     
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    Yes, that's the general recommendation.
     
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