What's wrong with this sequence of operation, running on a Debian Squeeze system with a Btrfs filesystem? $ dd if=/dev/zero of=swapfile2 bs=1024 count=524288 $ sudo mkswap swapfile2 $ sudo chown ...
I have seen this before ... the /tmp directory mounted on swap space. I am aware something similar can be done using tmpfs, but I don't think that what was being used. I too would like to mount /tmp ...
As we all know, Solid State Drives (SSD) are expensive ($/Gb) but they are quick to access. I'm wondering if there exists a sort of software-kernel-level 'cache swap' filesystem technology; the idea ...
What is the name of the filesystem used for swap space?
In Linux you can choose things like ext3 and reiserfs for partitions. For the swap partition, you just choose "swap." What file system is this, actually? Can you just create an ext3 partition and make ...