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Nathan Groves

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Hi all,
Does anyone know if it's possible to have a swap setup on the usb 2 port while I have a HDD attached to the usb 3 and have download master set up on it?

The router is an 86u and copying files to the attached HDD will cause my availabile ram to drop to 33mb and quite often the transfer will hang . I always use a wired connection to transfer because trying to transfer on WiFi will kill the channel every time.

Thanks for reading,

Yes, is possible, post output from this command and I will guide you to create a swap script
 ls -l /mnt
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Hello mate,

Sorry for the late reply, it's been a busy couple of days!

Anyway, I managed to get a 512mb swap partition on a 2gb usb stick and the command I used from the tutorial on here said the swap was active, however I then ran into a problemaking a script to auto enable it after a reboot .

Would you know how to do this?

Thanks again for your reply!!



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