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hi everybody I am using is fedora 4 i forgot to give the swap space while installation i have free space on my disk and i want to add swap ...
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- 06-13-2005 #1
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- Jul 2004
creation of swap space after installation
I am using is fedora 4
i forgot to give the swap space while installation
i have free space on my disk and i want to add swap space.
please tell me how to add the swap space
- 06-13-2005 #2
1. Create the swap partition using fdisk.
2. Set up the swap area using mkswap.
3. Activate the swap area using swapon.
4. Set up an /etc/fstab entry for it. You can use something like:Code:
/dev/hda3 swap swap defaults 0 0
- 06-13-2005 #3
You can use a swap file as well.
Here is an example for a swap file: dd if=/dev/zero of=/usr/local/swapfile bs=1000000 count=200 (200mb swap file) chmod 600 /usr/local/swapfile mkswap /usr/loca/swapfile swapon /usr/local/swapfile Then add this line to your /etc/fstab /usr/local/swapfile swap swap defaults 0 0I\'m so tired .....