AW: mkswap: warning: truncating swap area to 2097144kB
then the rule (don't even know if it's a rule or thesis) Swap area=Physical
Memory x 2 is dead , or?
Von: Pigeon [mailto:email@example.com]
Gesendet: Montag, 19. August 2002 23:34
Betreff: Re: mkswap: warning: truncating swap area to 2097144kB
----- Original Message -----
>From: Yildiz, Murat <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: mkswap: warning: truncating swap area to 2097144kB
>I get the following warning when I try to add a 4 Gb swap (/dev/sda1
>mkswap: warning: truncating swap area to 2097144kB
>Setting up swapspace version 1, size = 2147471360 bytes
>I have even tried mkswap -f /dev/sda1 4096000 , same result...
>(2.4.18 #1 SMP) debian 3.0
>Having a 2x2Gb swap partition or creating 2 lv 's could be a solution.
>Isn't it possible to create a swap area bigger than 2Gb?
Swap area is indeed limited to 2Gb. I got this too. But the received
wisdom is that "even 2Gb is far more than you'll ever need".
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