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Thats pretty much the quesiton: how can I control the memory usage of each swap partiotion, say /etc/sa5?

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I don't get it, memory usage of swap partition? It depends on the anonymous memory which is moved to swap during memory reclaim.

You can set priority on the swap partition however. Also, did you mention /etc/sa5 correctly. If I am not wrong, I haven't seen any such file.

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If your swap file is in /etc you need to update the unix version you are using ;) – rackandboneman Jun 12 '12 at 18:41
Exactly my thought. – Soham Chakraborty Jun 13 '12 at 6:48

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