Resizing / Growing Swap Partition on FreeBSD Fresh Install / Droplet

Posted October 11, 2020 1.1k views

Hey everyone,

I wonder if anyone can help grow my “Swap” partition on a FreeBSD fresh install / droplet

DigitalOcean’s FreeBSD standard image comes with 2GB Swap partition pre-installed, and I need to grow it to twice as much the memory of the droplet VM

Will appreciate your input..


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You can use this method to add more swap:

If you are using ZFS:

Just make sure to delete any snapshots of the swap dataset if they are not needed.