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Linux: swap files vs swap partition?

Are there any disadvantages by using swap files in staid of swap partitions?

I need to extend swap and I wouldn't alter file systems.

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If you do not have good enough flexibility of extending swap partition, then this is what swap partitions are made for.
Disadvantage, so you have a large and important file on some other partition, which if accidently deleted may create system unstable.
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farzanj, sorry but I wasn't able to understand the big file problem?
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Thank you for your posts!