Resource icon

Additional Swap on CentOS

Matt

Owner
Matt submitted a new resource:

Additional Swap on CentOS - Adds Additional Swapspace to CentOS Install

To add a swap file:

  1. Determine the size of the new swap file in megabytes and multiply by 1024 to determine the number of blocks. For example, the block size of a 64 MB swap file is 65536.

  2. At a shell prompt as root, type the following command with count being equal to the desired block size:

    Code:
    dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=1024 count=65536
  3. Setup the swap file with the command:

    Code:
    mkswap /swapfile
  4. To enable the swap file immediately but not...
Read more about this resource...
 
Top