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Re: problems in activating swap



On Thursday 21 Oct 2004 09:17, Rajiv wrote:
> Dear All,
>     I created a swap partition in fdisk wrote the filesystem and
> restarted. I am getting errors while activating it using swapon
> <partition name>
>
> Kindly suggest what is to be done. The swap manual says swapon <partition
> name> will work. Also suggest any good sites for the same.

You need to run "mkswap" on the "swap partition" after you created it, 
example:

mkswap /dev/sda3

HTH

Colin
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