Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 5 of 5
I've heard disabling swap can spped up SuSE. Is this true? I'm running on a gig of ram, so I should be fine there. If so, how do I disable ...
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1
    Linux User
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Speed School of Engineering
    Posts
    267

    disabling swap


    I've heard disabling swap can spped up SuSE. Is this true? I'm running on a gig of ram, so I should be fine there.
    If so, how do I disable the swap space?

  2. #2
    Linux Engineer
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Where my hat is
    Posts
    766
    swapoff /dev/xxxx

    Replace the xxxx with the swap partition designation.
    Registered Linux user #384279
    Vector Linux SOHO 7

  3. #3
    Linux User
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Speed School of Engineering
    Posts
    267
    there is no swapoff command

  4. $spacer_open
    $spacer_close
  5. #4
    Linux Guru dylunio's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Cymru
    Posts
    4,157
    Quote Originally Posted by zachtib
    there is no swapoff command
    I take itt that you are doing it as root?
    Registered Linux User #371543!
    Get force-get May The Source Be With You
    /dev/null
    /dev/null2

  6. #5
    Linux User
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Speed School of Engineering
    Posts
    267
    Quote Originally Posted by dylunio
    Quote Originally Posted by zachtib
    there is no swapoff command
    I take itt that you are doing it as root?
    ...oops

    now it worked. Is it possible to not have it used at all when the computer is booting? and does it really speed up the computer?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •