Swap file - pagefile on external USB drive?



Hooligan
07-10-2005, 01:56 AM
I've tried but can't seem to get it to work.

Is it possible?
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Al Dykes
07-10-2005, 01:56 AM
In article <5E04E75E-F7FD-4563-A017-113DAA7AC6F7@microsoft.com>,
=?Utf-8?B?SG9vbGlnYW4=?= <Hooligan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>I've tried but can't seem to get it to work.
>
>Is it possible?

You can't put swap on a dismountable device. Performace would suck, anyway.

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Richard Urban
07-10-2005, 01:56 AM
And the hiberfil.sys file "must" be in the Windows partition.

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"Al Dykes" <adykes@panix.com> wrote in message
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> In article <5E04E75E-F7FD-4563-A017-113DAA7AC6F7@microsoft.com>,
> =?Utf-8?B?SG9vbGlnYW4=?= <Hooligan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>>I've tried but can't seem to get it to work.
>>
>>Is it possible?
>
> You can't put swap on a dismountable device. Performace would suck,
> anyway.
>
> --
> a d y k e s @ p a n i x . c o m
>
> Don't blame me. I voted for Gore.


Swap file - pagefile on external USB drive?