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How to Create a Swap Device on Oracle Linux (Doc ID 432991.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Enterprise Linux 3.0 to Oracle Linux 6.9 [Release RHEL3 to OL6U9]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86
Linux x86, x86-64
Enterprise Linux version 3 & 4 & Oracle Linux version 5 & 6


This document describes steps to create a swap device on Oracle Linux (all versions).


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 1. System has free unpartitioned disk space
 2. System has no free unpartitioned disk space

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