Create swap file

Run on your server:

if [[ ! -f /swapfile ]]; then
    echo "Building swapfile..."
    dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=64M count=32
    mkswap /swapfile
    chmod 0600 /swapfile
    swapon /swapfile

    # Mount on reboot
    if [[ -z "$(cat /etc/fstab | grep swapfile)" ]]; then
        echo "/swapfile none swap sw 0 0" | tee -a /etc/fstab > /dev/null 2>&1
    fi
fi

This commands create file with size 2 GB If you need more or less change count=32:

  • count=16 - for 1 GB,
  • count=64 - for 4 GB.