swap file

Matthias B. msbREMOVE-THIS at winterdrache.de
Mon Sep 20 03:19:00 PDT 2004

On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 11:46:54 +0200 Thinus Pollard <thinusp at gmail.com>

> hi to all
> This sounds like a kinda cool thing to do. Is there any reason not to
> do it? What is the rationale behind a seperate swap partition?

It used to be faster but I recall reading something about swap files being
as fast as swap partitions with newer kernels. But don't take my word for


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