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Re: [opensuse] Creating a swap file
  • From: Darryl Gregorash <raven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2007 01:21:57 -0600
  • Message-id: <45A73715.9010901@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2007-01-11 18:12, James D. Parra wrote:
> <snip>
>
> Okay, this is interesting.
>
> #dd if=/dev/zero of=/extra-swap bs=2GB count=1K
> dd: memory exhausted
>
OK, my apologies for even suggesting such a blocksize, even if it is
correct (but I think I had a count of 1, not 1K). Patrick and Randall
have explained what happened. I assumed you'd use something like the
"bs=2M count=1K" variant; sorry for not being clear about that.

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