I've just formatted my laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. I've a 250gb drive and I've split it in 3 partitions:One for Windows 7, one for Ubuntu and a shared partition for both windows and Ubuntu. I've format the drive correctly and I've installed the 2 operating systems. Using gParted there are 4 partitions 3 NTFS (Windows 7, a small partition for Windows and the shared one) and an ext4 partition for Ubuntu . I can't create a swap file . I follow this tutorial
I can't figure out what to do. I tried the fallocate comand and nothing happens .
terminal shows these:
ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/mnt/512MiB.swap bs=1024 count=524288 524288+0 records in 524288+0 records out 536870912 bytes (537 MB) copied, 1.34189 s, 400 MB/s ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo chmod 600 /mnt/512MiB.swap ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo mkswap /mnt/512MiB.swap Setting up swapspace version 1, size = 524284 KiB no label, UUID=fc09b869-8a61-4dde-8e42-ba00397e2abb
What i'm doing wrong? and how much space should i have to give? I have 2gb ram
thanks in advice and happy new year!!