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30 Apr 15 Quick guide to configuring secondary hp-ux swap

I always have to look at Google for this.

To make this site more comprehensive, here it is.

disk5 is designated as swap disk, size 128 GB. Server has 64 GB of RAM.

pvcreate /dev/rdisk/disk5
vgcreate -p 10 -l 10 /dev/vgswap /dev/disk/disk5

vgdisplay /dev/vgswap
vgdisplay -v /dev/vgswap
lvcreate -l 32767 -n lv_swap /dev/vgswap
swapinfo -tam
swapon -p 2 /dev/vgswap/lv_swap
vi /etc/fstab
/dev/vgswap/lv_swap … swap pri=2 0 0

swapinfo -tam
Mb Mb Mb PCT START/ Mb
TYPE AVAIL USED FREE USED LIMIT RESERVE PRI NAME
dev 24576 0 24576 0% 0 – 1 /dev/vg00/lvol2
dev 131068 0 131064 0% 0 – 2 /dev/vgswap/lv_swap
reserve – 290 -290
memory 62330 7566 54764 12%
total 217974 7856 210114 4% – 0 –

A reboot test is recommended where possible.

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