Oracle Linux: How to Grow / Extend an Existing LVM-based Swap Device
(Doc ID 2567491.1)
Last updated on MAY 18, 2023
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux ARM 64-bit
Occasionally, it may be necessary to add additional swap space to an Oracle Linux (OL) system.
This can typically be accomplished via several means e.g.:
- adding a new separate swap device - whether as a file or using an entire device
- recreating or extending an existing swap device whether based on LVM or not
This document specifically describes the expansion of an existing LVM-based swap device.
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