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SubjectRe: Adding more than 8 swap partitions
> I just wanted to make sure that I can add more than 8 swap
> partitions under 2.2.8 by only changing the MAX_SWAPFILES #define
> in include/linux/swap.h. I have a configuration here that would
> benefit greatly from being able to use all 18 swap partitions it
> has available. Let's just say that I'm doing some high-end
> benchmarking before you say that I should just grow my swap
> partitions. What is the maximum limit? I only see this used for
> allocating an array, so I think it's doable, but I don't really
> want to find out the hard way and having to fsck 30 or so disks...
> Thanks!

With sct's changed to allow >128MB of swap, why would you need this?
You could just put a single swap on an md device surely?





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