Swap with 16 Gb of RAM

Matt_Domsch@Dell.com Matt_Domsch at Dell.com
Tue Aug 21 12:51:00 CDT 2001

> I hate to sound ignorant, but what's the best way to turn off swapping
> completely?  Does it require a kernel recompile?

Look in 'mount' to see what's mounted as swap space.
swapoff /dev/sda6 (or whatever)

(remove lines with 'swap' from /etc/fstab)


Matt Domsch
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