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Re: De-activate a swap partition



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Anne Wilson wrote:
> I want to reorganise partitions on hdb - combining some, to make fewer, larger 
> partitions.  gparted says that I can't do that, because hdb11 is being used 
> as a swap partition.  I do have a swap on hda, so could easily manage wihout 
> it temporarily.  Is there any way to do that without rebooting?  I removed it 
> from fstab and did 'mount -a', but that doesn't solve the problem.  I think 
> I'm right in saying that it is not mounted, in a conventional sense, so I 
> don't know how to proceed.
> 
> Anne
> 

Anne,
Check the manpages for swapon/swapoff..

C.

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