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How to define swap (8G usage) on disk partition: /dev/cciss/c0d0p6 ( i have Linux red hat 5.3)

for example:
in my machine I not have swap definition 

Swap:            0          0          0

the target is to create the following swap:
swapon -s 

Filename                                Type            Size    Used    Priority
/dev/cciss/c0d0p6                       partition       8385888 0       -1
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mkswap /dev/cciss/c0d0p6
echo '/dev/cciss/c0d0p6 none swap sw 0 0' >> /etc/fstab
swapon -a
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please fix to /etc/fstab – klod Mar 11 '11 at 15:02
@klod: Thanks, fixed! – Teddy Mar 14 '11 at 18:10

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