[CentOS] Re: changing swap size

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Mar 29 01:31:07 UTC 2007

John Summerfield wrote:
> I don't know what advantage swap partitions have over swap files.
> Swap files can be created and added as any time.

they are always contiguous, and have no overhead in inode and cluster 

that said, the actual swap usage on a non-overloaded system -should- be 
close to zero.

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