Swap for LFS LiveCD 6.1.1
fn42551 at fmi.uni-sofia.bg
Wed Jan 14 03:23:25 PST 2009
Rainer Peter Feller wrote:
> the dd if should be /dev/zero not /dev/null :-)
> dd if=/dev/zero of=/mnt/hda1/swapf count=512MB
> /dev/null is a nullbyte file
> /dev/zero is a file full of uncountable zeros
Thanks. Now I'm swapping to a file.
By the way is there any difference between swapping to file and swapping to
partition other then in the former case the partition containing the swap
info can be used for other purposes besides swapping?
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