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Re: [SLE] vitual ram
  • From: Derek Fountain <fountai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 14:45:46 +0000
  • Message-id: <200203051446.OAA60612@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 05 March 2002 1:39 pm, you wrote:
UNIX systems don't use swap files, they use swap partitions. That is, a

You can use a regular file as swap. See

Of course. A disk partition like /dev/hda4 is just a regular file. It's no
different from /swap or any other disk file. I was keeping things simple for
someone who was puzzled.

2:43pm up 15 min, 1 user, load average: 0.14, 0.11, 0.10

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