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Linux Swap vs Scratch Partition

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I'm having a hard time understanding the diference between a swap and scratch partition how are they different if a scratch partation is set to parsistent isn't this just a swap file??
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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I've heard the terms swap and scratch partition to be interchangable, which is faster than using a swap file.

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so a scratch partitoin is a glofied swap file???? Then why done regular Linux installed use a scratch partation instead of a swap there has to be some difference
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