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From: Nikola Ciprich <>
To: Justin Piszcz <>
Subject: Re: Re: Support for > 2GB swap partitions?
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 15:59:03 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0501100504460.27243@p500>

the reason is, that fdisk did set swap partition, but it did not set
swap header as it's not its task (as is not creating filesystems).
mkswap must be always used while creating new swap partitions/files.

On Mon, 2005-01-10 at 05:09 -0500, Justin Piszcz wrote:
> Oops, for some reason when I created the partitions with fdisk it did not 
> create the swap parititon correctly even though I specified it was type 
> swap.  mkswap /dev/sda2 && swapon /dev/sda2 fixed the problem, thanks.

  reply	other threads:[~2005-01-10 14:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2005-01-10  0:34 Support for > 2GB swap partitions? Justin Piszcz
2005-01-10  0:47 ` Grzegorz Kulewski
2005-01-10 10:09   ` Justin Piszcz
2005-01-10 14:59     ` Nikola Ciprich [this message]
2005-01-10  2:20 ` Andries Brouwer
2005-01-10 10:10   ` Justin Piszcz

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