LiveCD Swap File

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Wed Apr 29 09:55:21 UTC 2009


hi,
Am Mittwoch, den 29.04.2009, 03:24 +0000 schrieb W. S. S.:
> Opps, you are right. I was wondering if there is a way to utilise a
> swapfile on the LiveCD.
> 
> I noticed 'swapon -s' shows a 'ramzswap0' partition as swap. Is this
> making use of RAM as swap?
> 
it uses a compressed area of your ram as swapspace, more info under [1]
the compcache device should only be set up if your system has less than
512M RAM though and doesnt prevent you from adding more swapspace with
swapon, i would file a bug to determine what actually prevents you from
using swap here

ciao
	oli

[1] http://code.google.com/p/compcache/

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