using non HDD system as host

Mathias Wiegard wiegard at ceronic.de
Sat Oct 26 14:25:00 PDT 2002


Thanx,
by the the way: you did a great job with this cd!! :)
Mat

"Richard Lightman" <richard at nezumi.plus.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:20021026211843.GC18559 at urusai.localnet.rcl...
> * Mathias Wiegard <wiegard at ceronic.de> [2002-10-26 21:41]:
> > Hi, I'm a (totally) newbie. Is it right that you use "swapspace" as
swap?
> Yes
>
> > Is
> > it still in RAM?
> The idea of swap space is to automatically use the hard disc when you
> are short of ram.
>
> > I made a Swap-Partition by cfdisk.
> > My Question is: how can I format this to swap an tell Linux to use it as
> > Swap in the future.
> man mkswap
> man swapon
>
> > How can I umount "swapspace"?
> man swapoff
>
> Richard
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