Running Beaver from USB want to use hard drive for swap

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 10:53:34 UTC 2019


On Fri, 22 Mar 2019 at 11:51, Mike Marchywka <marchywka at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> fwiw,, it looks like "swapon /dev/mapper/swapo_1" did work and
> the Beaver on USB flash is using the internal hard drive swap partition without
> a problem.  Seems to be more responsive with fewer pauses.

*Bins half-written reply*

Yes, you can use a different install's swap partition, no problem.
Just don't do it if the hard disk install was hibernated.

When I run *buntu off USB key, I use ZRAM for compressed in-memory
swap files. Sounds crazy but it works well.

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