Derek Broughton derek at
Wed Jun 3 14:08:47 UTC 2009

Steve Cook wrote:

> Markus Schönhaber wrote:
>> Derek Broughton:
>>> I don't think so - when you create a swap file, it _has_ to be
>>> contiguous.
>> Really? Where is that documented? BTW: How does one create a file
>> that's guaranteed to be contiguous - regardless of it's size or the
>> file system used?
> I’m sure I found some info showing how to hibernate to a swap file but
> can’t locate it at the moment

(note, swsusp is not the default Ubuntu hibernation method, so it requires a 
fair bit of geekiness to do this).

And the same link does say that "swap files need not be contiguous".  Mea 

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