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Re: [redhat] Resizing partition - increase swap space

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  • Sabbir Ahmed Rony
    o, Great! I will definitely try this. Thanks a lot. Sabbir. ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 15, 2007
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      o, Great! I will definitely try this. Thanks a lot.
      Sabbir.

      On 8/16/07, Mani Kandan <manimartyr@...> wrote:
      >
      > hi
      > The trick is to create a swap file on ur root directory and then telling
      > the swapon program to use it..
      > already u hav 1gb of swap file and want to make it to 2 gb rite..
      >
      > dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=1024 count=1048576
      >
      > this wil create a 1gb of file on ur harddrive.....then intialise it....
      >
      > mkswap /swapfile 1048576
      >
      > Add this to swap pool
      >
      > swapon /swapfile
      >
      >
      > And then wen ever u reboot ur system... this swapfile wil b loaded in
      > boot...
      >
      >


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