How to add swap memory to Netgate SG-3100
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How do you add a swap file for memory in the Netgate SG-3100 ? I would of liked to have added more physical memory but you can not on this box I was messing around with the pfblocker geoip and it keeps saying I do not have enough memory when I try to block countries.
And wasn't that answered in your other thread like 3 months ago?
@dgall Adding a swap file for any Linux or FreeBSD host is easy. add this line to the file /etc/fstab md99 none swap sw,file=/pagefile.bin 0 0 create a blank file of size 1 GB dd if=/dev/zero of=/pagefile.bin bs=4096 count=262144 enable swap (or just reboot as a test): /sbin/swapon -a verify swap is enabled /usr/sbin/swapinfo
I was messing around with the pfblocker geoip and it keeps saying I do not have enough memory when I try to block countries.
You don't need more memory for GeoIP. Just increase the pfSense > System > Advanced > Firewall & NAT > Firewall Maximum Table Entries > 2000000
DNSBL on the other hand needs more memory depending on the number of domains added and if wildcard blocking is enabled (The TLD option).