to kill a swap partition

Mike mike at boobaz.net
Tue Jul 10 16:02:17 PDT 2001


Yes it is. Linux needs swap to perform well, no matter how much RAM you
throw at it. I don't know off the top of my head why this is, but I
suspect you'll experience degraded performance if you give it a shot.

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-=<(| mike at boobaz.net |)>=-

On Tue, 10 Jul 2001 at 15:33, M. Oesterwinter wrote:


|I want it to go away and have no swap. Is this a problem with 1 gig of

|ram?

|

|On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, Mike wrote:

|

|> Can you define "kill a swap partition"? Do you:

|>

|> a) want it to go away so you have NO swap

|> b) want to resize it

|> c) want to simply disable it so you can work on it

|> d) ??

|>

|> Maybe your're looking for 'man swapon' or 'man swapoff'.

|>

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|> -=<(| mike at boobaz.net |)>=-

|>

|> On Tue, 10 Jul 2001 at 15:06, M. Oesterwinter wrote:

|>

|> |Is there a quick and easy way to kill a swap partition? I have 1 gig of

|> |ram and 256 meg swap, and I think the server is running slow because it is

|> |using all ram + swap.... Redhat 6.2, BTW.

|>

|>

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