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Re: swap partitions are type 83?



On Monday 01 June 2009 14:09:35 James Laska wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-06-01 at 01:57 -0500, Allen Kistler wrote:
> > It's really late to notice this, I know, but F11 anaconda is creating
> > swap partitions as type 83 instead of as type 82.
> >
> > I know F11 has discarded the concept that partitions must begin and end
> > on cylinder boundaries, but has it also discarded the concept that swaps
> > are a separate partition type from file partitions?
> >
> > BZ 503457
>
> Nice catch!  I've confirmed the behavioral change between F10 and F11
> and added some data to the bug report.

It may be a change between F10 and F11 but it really matter.  IIRC, for a 
number of releases now, Fedora Linux looks at the "signature" for a swap file 
and ignores the 82/83 type.

Yes, it is a change but ... so what?


Gene


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