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Adding more SWAP space

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Here's the procedure for adding 512 MB of swap space:

# cd /usr
# dd if=/dev/zero of=/usr/swap0 bs=32m count=16 (FYI, 32x16=512)
# chmod 640 swap0
# chgrp operator swap0
# echo "/dev/vn0c /usr/swap0 swap" > /etc/vn0c
# vnconfig -ae


if [ "X${vnconfig_enable}" = X"YES" ]; then
echo -n ' vnconfig'; vnconfig -ae

to /etc/rc.local (if it doesn't exist, create it!)

You can then check your swap space by running top

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