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⟩ How to Make a swap partition having 100MB. Make Automatically Usable at System Boot Time.

1. Use fdisk /dev/hda ?To create new partition.

2. Type n ?For New partition

3. It will ask for Logical or Primary Partitions. Press l for logical.

4. It will ask for the Starting Cylinder: Use the Default by pressing Enter Key.

5. Type the Size: +100M ?You can Specify either Last cylinder of Size here.

6. Press P to verify the partitions lists and remember the partitions name.

Default System ID is 83 that means Linux Native.

7. Type t to change the System ID of partition.

8. Type Partition Number

9. Type 82 that means Linux Swap.

10. Press w to write on partitions table.

11. Either Reboot or use partprobe command.

12. mkswap /dev/hda? ?To create Swap File system on partition.

13. swapon /dev/hda? ?To enable the Swap space from partition.

14. free ?m ?Verify Either Swap is enabled or not.

15. vi /etc/fstab

/dev/hda? swap swap defaults 0 0

16. Reboot the System and verify that swap is automatically enabled or not.


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