Creating Swap Areas

Janina Sajka janina at
Tue Oct 5 21:37:04 UTC 2004

Rafael Skodlar writes:
> Hi John,
> quick and short: don't run Unix or Linux system for that matter without
> a swap partition. Yes you can do it with a file but it's not efficient.

Interesting. Can you say more about why a partition is superior to a
file for swap?

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