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Re: dselect can not allocate memory

Antonio Rodriguez (arodriguez@worldnet.att.net) wrote:

> # free
> Swap:      1980         1320         660

This is *not* enough swap space, especially on a 16MB machine.

> I suppose that I need to increase the swap space, but I am not sure. I
> don't know how to do it without reinstalling the whole thing againg from
> zero. Please help.

If you have no unallocated drive space, then you'll have to create a
swap file instead of a swap partition.

man mkswap
man swapon
man fstab

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