fstab\swap was: Common bugs

Frank Murphy frankly3d at gmail.com
Mon May 31 22:29:10 UTC 2010

On 31/05/10 23:21, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 01:15 +0300, shmuel siegel wrote:
>> I am glad to see that 
>> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common_F13_bugs#fstab-malformed is 
>> addressing what seems to be a very common bug. It recommends using UUID 
>> or label instead /dev/sdxx. Please address how to do this for a swap 
>> partition. In my case, even the f13 installer created an fstab entry 
>> with the /dev notation.
> Short answer is 'I don't know, patches welcome' =) doesn't it have a
> UUID like any other partition?

Would running "sudo(su) blkid" supply you with a uuid?

which you could then "UUID=somenumbersandletters swap swap    defaults
      0 0"

Open to correction on that


Frank Murphy
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