Linux - How to create swap file on server, Creating a swap file or swap space
How to create swap file on serverThe following arre the steps forcreating a swap file on server.
If you don't have enough swap to start out with, you can create your own swap file with the following commands:
dd if=/dev/zero of=/extra-swap bs=1024 count=1048576 # create a 1Gb file
mkswap /extra-swap 1048576 # format the file as swap
swapon /extra-swap # start swap file
Add swap space to fstab so it is automatically started
/extra-swap none swap sw 0 0now you will have 1Gb of swap and can check this with the command free
By using the free command you can see memory space used by the server. You can also calculated the free and used memory space by the server.
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