Setting the Priority for Your Linux Swap Device

Article Source Bright Hub
May 31, 2009, 8:22 am

When installing a shiny new Linux distro, setting up our swap space seems like just a formality. Did you know that Linux kernel 2.4 and later support up to 32 swap spaces? Read on to learn how to organize and prioritize multiple Linux swap spaces.

In the Linux community there are often disagreements over what desktop environment is the best, who puts out the best distro, to name but a few flame wars. One thing everyone will agree on is that the Linux operating system is very flexible and adaptable. One lesser-known example of this is that Linux can handle multiple swap spaces…