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SubjectRe: Static Swap
:>pramod@anaconda.ee.iitm.ernet.in wrote:
:>> I wanted to know wether linux can instead of having a static
:>> size swap have a dynamic size swap . That is if there is disk space
:>> available that is there is no valid data , that could be used for swap .

Has anybody thought implementing some kind on tmpfs so that the
disk space consumed by swap partition(s) and swap files is also
used as /tmp?

I do normally use 128 MB swap and /tmp partitions on every system
by default. Usually either /tmp or swap space is too small.
Additional swap files help when running out of swap, but nothing
helps if /tmp is full. It would be neat if I could get more
(temporary) space to /tmp by creating additional swap files.


My 0.01 euro,
Juha
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