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Re: Swap memory



Harry,

Following the suggestion of Alexander Dalloz I went to the page:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=159087#c17


and followed the instructions to create and activate a swap area.

(I used /sbin/fdisk to find out the device name for the swap partition)

Then I edited /etc/fstab. I changed the line for the swap device and changed `LABEL = xxxxx' to 'LABEL = swap'

With this change the swap area is properly initialized.


Hope this helps.

Gustavo







Harry Nicholls wrote:

This happen on one of our servers in a fresh install of FC4. The swap label
somehow got created with a "space" character inside the label. I worked
around the problem, by putting the swap enabling command followed by
surrounding the label with quotes.  The command was put into the rc.local
file.

If you find a way to change the label of the swap slice, post back. I'd be
interested to fix it properly someday.

Harry Nicholls

-----Original Message-----
From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]
On Behalf Of matag usb ve
Sent: September 29, 2005 1:28 PM
To: fedora-list redhat com
Subject: Swap memory

Hi everybody,

I am running Fedora Core 4. When I use the 'free command' I get the
following
output:


            total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:        483196     350104     133092          0      29076     178420
-/+ buffers/cache:     142608     340588
Swap:            0          0          0


From which it appears that swap memory is not active.

In addition when the system is rebooted I get a warning that "line 10 of
/etc/fstab is bad", or something like this. Line 10 corresponds to swap
memory.
It reads as follows:

LABEL==i386 -mcpu=i68   swap                    swap    defaults        0 0


Any hints on how to correct this?

Thanks in advance,

Gustavo J. Mata




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