Adding a swap file on Solaris

Abstract: Adding a swap file on Solaris

Problem: When /tmp is not big enough for swapping, InterBase would return error such as: "-error open file ibxxxxxxx - no such file or directory" Solution: IB V4.x You can Increase the tmp space by adding a swap file. To add a swap file, follow these instructions: Syntax: mkfile sizeoffile /path/file => create swap file Example: pooka:>mkfile 1500m /usr/gds.tigger/swap Syntax: swap -a /path/file => add the swap file Example: pooka:>swap -a /usr/gds.tigger/swap Example: swap -l => view added swap file