Is it possible to modify the maximum number of swap devices?

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Issue

  • Got "Operation not permitted" when trying to enable additional swap files. The maximum number of swap files has been reached, is it possible to modify the maximum number of swap devices?
# swapon /test-swap/swapfile
swapon: /test-swap/swapfile: swapon failed: Operation not permitted

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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