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How to create SWAP SPACE in Linux system

Swap file or swap space is a file on Linux file-system that is used to hold programs or pages, in the event that the Physical memory aka RAM of the machine is full. Swap...

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Creating SWAP partition using FDISK & FALLOCATE commands

Swap-partitionĀ holds the memory which is used in case the physical memory (RAM) is full . When RAM capacity has been utilized to maximum , Linux machine moves inactive pages from memory to swap-space which...