Managing Swap Space in Linux

By | 2017-01-05T16:25:46+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

A swap space is an area of a disk which can be used with the Linux kernel memory management subsystem. Swap spaces are used to supplement the system RAM by holding inactive pages of memory. The combined system RAM plus swap space is called virtual memory. When the memory usage in a system exceeds a [...]