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Is it worth it? Someone said no due to fact it will eat your sd cards life way way way faster for little to no improvment.
 
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I use a swap partition with JACHero, set @ 32/20, enabled on startup.

Way I understand it, yes, swapping shortens the life of the card, but not so much as to kill the card within a few weeks or months. YMMV of course, but I haven't had any problems so far. Good to see Hero speed up a few mins after booting. :)

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I use a swap partition with JACHero, set @ 32/20, enabled on startup.

Way I understand it, yes, swapping shortens the life of the card, but not so much as to kill the card within a few weeks or months. YMMV of course, but I haven't had any problems so far. Good to see Hero speed up a few mins after booting. :)

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No need to start a new thread as this subject already has a thread for itself and has been discussed in several other threads... Mods, close this.
 
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I use a swap partition with JACHero, set @ 32/20, enabled on startup.

Way I understand it, yes, swapping shortens the life of the card, but not so much as to kill the card within a few weeks or months. YMMV of course, but I haven't had any problems so far. Good to see Hero speed up a few mins after booting. :)
So how do u have it on startup? I have it but I just followed this guide

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...p+Partition%3F
 
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I use a swap partition with JACHero, set @ 32/20, enabled on startup.

Way I understand it, yes, swapping shortens the life of the card, but not so much as to kill the card within a few weeks or months. YMMV of course, but I haven't had any problems so far. Good to see Hero speed up a few mins after booting. :)
I use Swapper2 to set the SWAP.
But I couldn't mount it. It always told me that "invalid argument", but it also told me that

"Turning swap off(partition) FAIL"
"swapoff:/dev/block/mmcblk0p3:Invalid argument"
"Formatting swap partition OK"
"Enabling swap(partition) OK"
"Setting swappiness OK"
"Turning swap off(partition) OK"
"Formatting swap partition OK"
"Enabling swap(partition) OK"
"All done!"


It was so confusing! I don't even know how come I had an invalid argument and I can let everything OK?
 
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I use Swapper2 to set the SWAP.
But I couldn't mount it. It always told me that "invalid argument", but it also told me that

"Turning swap off(partition) FAIL"
"swapoff:/dev/block/mmcblk0p3:Invalid argument"
"Formatting swap partition OK"
"Enabling swap(partition) OK"
"Setting swappiness OK"
"Turning swap off(partition) OK"
"Formatting swap partition OK"
"Enabling swap(partition) OK"
"All done!"


It was so confusing! I don't even know how come I had an invalid argument and I can let everything OK?

I have the same problem. Have you solved the problem? Please share.

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