FC3 - Swap partition does not come up automatically on booting.
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Tue Feb 8 14:36:33 UTC 2005
Kinjal Shah wrote:
> Yes it is working
> in /etc/fstab i changed the line to
> /dev/hda6 swap swap defaults 0 0
> and restarted the server.
> Thanks for the quick reply.
> On Tue, 08 Feb 2005 14:05:32 +0100, Alexander Spanke
> <aspanke at hpce.nec.com> wrote:
>>i had the same problems on my laptop, but with changing LABEL...
>>to /dev/hda... I got rid of the problem ..
>>On Tue, 2005-02-08 at 16:02 +0300, Kinjal Shah wrote:
>>>I am having a strange problem after installing FC3 on two machines. On
>>>both machines the swap partition did not come up automatically when i
>>>booted the machine.
>>>when i do "free" it gives me the following output.
>>> total used free shared buffers cached
>>>Mem: 2058472 329424 1729048 0 99224 108404
>>>-/+ buffers/cache: 121796 1936676
>>>Swap: 0 0 0
>>>my /etc/fstab shows the following
>>>LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
>>>LABEL=/boot /boot ext3 defaults 1 2
>>>none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
>>>none /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
>>>LABEL=/home /home ext3 defaults 1 2
>>>none /proc proc defaults 0 0
>>>none /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
>>>LABEL=/var /var ext3 defaults 1 2
>>>LABEL=SWAP-hda6 swap swap defaults 0 0
>>>/dev/hdd /media/cdrom auto
>>>/dev/fd0 /media/floppy auto
>>>i even tried to change the label from SWAP-hda6 to /dev/hda6 but still
>>>the same result.
>>>Thanks in advance.
It'd be neat to know why this is not happening as it should. Have we
identified this yet? I've found this to happen on a few boxen that I've
tinkered with, not being able to directly identify what was causing it.
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