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Enable devices and files for swapping. Note: path/to/file can either point to a regular file or a swap partition. More information:

  • Show swap information:


  • Enable a given swap area:

swapon {{path/to/file}}

  • Enable all swap areas specified in /etc/fstab except those with the noauto option:

swapon --all

  • Enable a swap partition by its label:

swapon -L {{label}}