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Old 08-21-2003, 02:22 AM   #1
Rampage2884
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2 linux distrubutions and one swap file?


I was just wondering, if i installed two different linux distributions on different partitions, can I use the same swap file partition for both distributions or do I have to make a swap partition for each distribution?

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Old 08-21-2003, 02:33 AM   #2
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Nope, 1 swap partition is fine for multiple versions of Linux. I use a single swap partition for 4 versions I run on an other PC.
 
Old 08-21-2003, 02:35 AM   #3
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hmmm...I'm not 100% but I'm assuming that as long as /etc/fstab is set up correctly you could share the swap partition.

One swap partition to rule them all and in the darkness bind them.
 
Old 08-21-2003, 02:36 AM   #4
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Thanks carlywarly, thats great then.
 
  


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