Snappy Swap

Mark Shuttleworth mark at
Wed Mar 23 11:41:07 UTC 2016

Yes, that's something we should support officially. We had thought it
would be an os-snap config item, implemented as a swapfile.


On 23/03/16 10:35, Kyle Fazzari wrote:
> Hey all,
> I was asked the other day about enabling swap in Snappy Ubuntu Core, and
> it seems it's currently not possible. Admittedly not something that's
> probably desirable by default (e.g. with just an SD card), but one can
> still put the writable partition on an external HD, and one can put a
> swap partition there too. There's just no way to make Ubuntu Core use it.
> Is that something that should be supported?
> --
> Kyle Fazzari (kyrofa)
> Software Engineer
> Canonical Ltd.
> kyle at

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