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Now let's create some swap space on the /dev/sda4 partition using the mkswap command as shown in Listing 19.

Creating swap space

[root@echidna ~]# mkswap /dev/sda4
Setting up swapspace version 1, size = 4192960 KiB
no label, UUID=8f5a3a05-73ef-4c78-bc56-0e9b1bcc7fdb

Note that recent versions of mkswap show you the generated UUID.

Unlike regular filesystems, swap partitions aren't mounted. Instead, they are enabled using the swapon command. Your Linux system's startup scripts will take care of automatically enabling your swap partitions.

asked Sep 13, 2013 in LINUX by anonymous
edited Sep 12, 2013
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