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wm009
18th October 2005, 07:58 PM
Hey,
I did a clean install of FC4. I was orginally on FC3. FC3 everything ran fine. And now I'm having problems. If I open too many tabs on firefox, the computer freezes up and eventually fedora just kills the process. I also noticed I can't play enemy territory anymore, samething happens. So I tracked the problem down to being a swap space issue. I just simply don't have enough. Is there a way to increase my swap space without having to reformat and do another install??

Tavy
18th October 2005, 08:26 PM
Resize your partitions. I've never done it, so I can't reall help ya out more then that.

u-noneinc-s
18th October 2005, 11:41 PM
I read something here some time ago (installation forum) about using a swap file. But I think it said the swap file was slower than a swap partition.

gavinw6662
19th October 2005, 07:49 AM
I read something here some time ago (installation forum) about using a swap file. But I think it said the swap file was slower than a swap partition.


Yes, swap file is slower than the swap partition --- but this is a good article on how it can be done
http://enterprise.linux.com/enterprise/05/03/02/2250257.shtml?tid=129&tid=42 (http://http://enterprise.linux.com/enterprise/05/03/02/2250257.shtml?tid=129&tid=42)

overlord
19th October 2005, 08:12 AM
Or use qtparted/parted to increase your swp-partition!...but its a more severe action! ;-)

u-noneinc-s
19th October 2005, 08:40 AM
Yes, swap file is slower than the swap partition --- but this is a good article on how it can be done
http://enterprise.linux.com/enterprise/05/03/02/2250257.shtml?tid=129&tid=42 (http://http://enterprise.linux.com/enterprise/05/03/02/2250257.shtml?tid=129&tid=42)
This URL seems to link to MS

ukanth
19th October 2005, 08:43 AM
corrected Link..


http://enterprise.linux.com/enterprise/05/03/02/2250257.shtml?tid=129&tid=42