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Re: [SLE] How to detect if a swap partition is available and active?
  • From: Michael Behrens <behrens@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 14:33:17 +0200
  • Message-id: <4308748D.1010000@xxxxxxxxxxx>
I would switch off the swap partition with "swapoff", then test it r/w whith "badblocks". If it shows to be ok, reformat it with mkswap, and
reenable it with swapon.

One of course needs enough memory to do this without swapping..

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Viele Grüße

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Michael Behrens



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