RAM increase + swap

Simas Cepaitis snc at post.5ci.lt
Wed Aug 20 01:58:39 PDT 2003

> Hello,
> If I put in additional 256MB RAM module ontop my already 256MB system,
>  don't I need to increase the /swap partition size? Current swap is
>  only at 512 (mem x 2). How do you resize a partition inside a freebsd
>  slice, btw?
> Thanks in advance.


Resizing a partition is a bit tricky. See disklabel(8) and growfs(8). If
you only need to add more swap, you can create a swap file on your
system. See handbooks section "Adding Swap Space". But it isn't
neccesary to increase swap when you add more RAM.

Simas Cepaitis <snc at post.5ci.lt>

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