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Re: De-activate a swap partition



On Monday 20 March 2006 03:06, jdow wrote:
> From: "Anne Wilson" <cannewilson tiscali co uk>
>
> ===8<--- Quoth Anne
> 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.
> ===8<--- quoth jdow
> apropos swap
>
>
> Note "swapon" and "swapoff".
>
Yes - I had forgotten them.  Man pages are only helpful if you know what they 
are called ;-)

Anne

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