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Create a Linux Swap File

Apr 02, 2018, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Swap is a space on a disk that is used when the amount of physical RAM memory is full. When a Linux system runs out of RAM, inactive pages are moved from the RAM to the swap space. Swap can be a dedicated swap partition or a swap file. In most cases a swap partition is not present on virtual machines, but we can create a swap file.

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