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This article is from a FAQ concerning SCO operating systems. While some of the information may be applicable to any OS, or any Unix or Linux OS, it may be specific to SCO Xenix, Open This is an old article about SCO Unix and is only left here for historical purposes. There is lots of Linux, Mac OS X and general Unix info elsewhere on this site: Search this site is the best way to find anything.

I've added more ram, do I need to increase swap? (Old Sco Unix)

Not necessarily. There is a detailed discussion of this at /Boot/swap.html, but the main points are:

  • If you have enough RAM, you don't need ANY swap.
  • However, if you are concerned with saving panic dump information, you WILL need sufficient dump space.
  • You can add swap space without resizing divisions by using the "swap" command to swap to a file; see "man swap" and :




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