Creating SWAP partition using FDISK & FALLOCATE commands

Posted by linuxtechlab on Dec 21, 2017 9:48 PM EDT; By Shusain
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Swap-partition holds the memory which is used in case the physical memory (RAM) is full . When RAM capacity has been utilized to maximum , Linux machine moves inactive pages from memory to swap-space which are then used by the system. Though it gets the work done, it should not be considered as a replacement to physical memory/RAM.

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