[PlanetCCRMA] mkswap question

David Gerard Matthews dgm4+@pitt.edu
Sat Oct 18 10:23:01 2003

Five operating systems!  Wow!  Which ones, out of curiosity?

On Saturday, October 18, 2003, at 01:15  PM, Mark Knecht wrote:

> Hi,
>    My Planet box boots 5 operating systems at the moment. To shoehorn 
> in
> #5 I had to remove my existing swap partition and rearrange a few
> things. I then let System Commander 7 create a new swap partition. The
> new partition has a new disk device number, so I updated fstab and 
> tried
> rebooting, but the swap partition is not found. dmesg gives a message
> about
> Unable to find swap space signature
>    fdisk says that /dev/hda5 is Linux swap, so SC7 seems to have at
> least created something.
>    Googling around a bit I found some info that suggests that I have to
> run mkswap. Is this true?
>    If so, can someone tell me if there are any special options I should
> give the command? Page size? Etc...
>    If I'm totally off base with this line of thought, please let me 
> know
> how to proceed.
> Thanks,
> Mark
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