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Old 02-26-2008, 10:41 AM   #1
andyknvs
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Question Read-error on swap-device(9:0:8)


Loaded Suse10.3 on new machine. Partioner accepted my settings for the swap partion. Formatted it etc then on re-boot fails. Searching the boot.msg file i find the above error anybody any idea what's going on.
 
Old 02-26-2008, 10:49 AM   #2
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I suggest you fsck the swap device, or do a low level format.

The error probably means a media error on the drive, which could herald a failure or could merely be a bad sector that needs to be mapped out.
 
Old 02-27-2008, 02:29 AM   #3
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I suggest you fsck the swap device, or do a low level format.

The error probably means a media error on the drive, which could herald a failure or could merely be a bad sector that needs to be mapped out.
Thanks for the reply but ive already tried that with the same result.
 
  


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