[CentOS] Re: changing swap size

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

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.