> > Well, you can delete the existing 1GB swap partition, create an extended
> > partition with 8 x 128MB ones, and put them all into /etc/fstab as swap
> > spaces.
> Apart from the fact that this is pointless, there is no major need.
> (Putting 8 swap partitions on the same drive is pointless, as there
> is no useful limit on the size of swap partitions in 2.2 (I think
> it's up near 2GB or so), and it won't improve performance (it might
> even lower performance, as it will jump between swap partitions the whole
He specifically said that the version he has available refuses to make a
1GB partition. I am aware that 2.2.x supports large swap partitions,
but whatever system he has running doesn't support it for some reason.
8 x 128 is a simple way around this, and anyone with a GB of stuff in
swap isn't going to notice the microscopic overhead in having them in
different logical drives.
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