1 Reply Latest reply on Oct 17, 2020 9:18 AM by scott28tt

    Correct way to increase VM swap file

    AlexEv123 Novice

      Hi, I have Ubuntu 16 (X64) as Virtual Machine. I want to encrease Swap file.

      Now my /etc/fstab look as :


      # <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>   <dump>  <pass>

      # / was on /dev/sda1 during installation

      UUID=957db1b8-37b0-438a-b5cc-4d299741689b /           ext4errors=remount-ro 0   1

      # swap was on /dev/sda5 during installation

      UUID=674f8057-75bf-48f8-9279-5aa239b1fc9d none        swapsw          0   0


      I have created new swap file


      sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=1G count=9

      sudo mkswap /swapfile

      Setting up swapspace version 1, size = 9 GiB (9629638656 bytes)

      no label, UUID=fe9d9699-219e-4d28-bbac-f5b4337cb1c3


      and want to change old UUID 674f8057-75bf-48f8-9279-5aa239b1fc9d to new fe9d9699-219e-4d28-bbac-f5b4337cb1c3

      What correct way to do this? What correct vmloos command? Or this operation is possible to do in GUI?