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Re: [opensuse] swap not available
- From: Bryen <suseROCKS@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 09:36:05 -0600
- Message-id: <1196782566.6587.30.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2007-12-04 at 09:06 -0600, Jim Flanagan wrote:
Jc Polanycia wrote:What does the swap partition look like in /etc/fstab?
On Tuesday 04 December 2007 06:46:03 Matthew Stringer wrote:swapon -s shows one line like this....
On Tuesday 04 December 2007 12:48:46 Jim Flanagan wrote:
On my new 10.3 install I set up 2 drives in raid1 mirror, using
software raid in yast. All seems to be working fine except in
Kinfocenter>memory swap is shown as not available. Yast shows swap with
an "*" beside it. My partitions are set up as follows:
I'm not that familiar with tweaking swap and have only set it up in
yast>partitioner before with no previous problems. This is my first
raid setup so there may be an issue with that, but again, all others
partitions are working fine. I tried editing swap in yast to format it
again as /swap but it failed with an error code -3004.
Anyone know what this problem may be?
Try running swapon -s and see if the device is listed. Also,
cat /proc/mdstat. Your swap device should show up in the swapon -s
command. It should show up in mdstat but may be listed as
I had a similar issue on one of my hosts and ended up having to change
boot flags. I edited /boot/grub/menu.lst and changed the item
resume=/dev/md1 to noresume. This disables the ability to hibernate the
machine, but allowed my swap to work properly.
Hope this helps.
Filename Type Size Use
with nothing else listed below.
cat /proc/mdstat does show md1 as active (auto-read-only)
Do you mean replace "resume=/dev/md1" with "noresume"?
Also, while at this point I don't envision hibernating this machine, you
never know. Is there a different fix without disabling hibernate? Will
subsequent grub installs pick up this noresume flag?
You can type 'cat /etc/fstab | grep swap' and paste the results here.
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