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AR# 21245

Install - How can I set my Virtual Memory on Windows or my SWAP on Linux/Solaris?

Description

Xilinx recommends that I have a certain amount of virtual memory or swap space to target a device. How do I set these for supported operating systems?

Solution

For changing the virtual memory on Windows XP/2000, please see the "How to change the size of the virtual memory paging file" section in the following Microsoft Support article: 

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308417
 

For adding SWAP space on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, please see the following page from the RHEL 4 System Administration Guide: 

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-4-Manual/sysadmin-guide/s1-swap-adding.html
 

For adding SWAP space on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, please see the following page from the RHEL 5 Deployment Guide: 

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-5-manual/Deployment_Guide-en-US/s1-swap-adding.html
 

 

For older versions of ISE, the following link may also be helpful: 

 

For adding SWAP space on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, please see the following page from the RHEL 3 System Administration Guide: 

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-3-Manual/sysadmin-guide/s1-swap-adding.html
 

For adding SWAP space on Solaris 8/9, please see the following page from the Solaris System Administration Guide: 

http://docs.sun.com/app/docs/doc/816-4552/6maoo3135?a=view

AR# 21245
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 05/20/2014
Status Archive
Type General Article