Swap with 16 Gb of RAM

Hubbard, David dhubbard at dino.hostasaurus.com
Tue Aug 21 12:53:01 CDT 2001


Temporarily, you use "swapoff -a" to disable all swap or
"swapoff <device>" to only disable swap on <device>.

To do it permanently or at least to survive a reboot,
you comment out the one or more lines in /etc/fstab that
say something like:

/dev/sda1	swap	swap	defaults	0	0

Dave

-----Original Message-----
From: Zeki Mokhtarzada [mailto:zeki at mokhtarzada.com]
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2001 1:42 PM
To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
Subject: Re: Swap with 16 Gb of RAM




> You can try running without _any_ swap and see if that helps.


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

-Zeki

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