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Old 01-08-2005, 11:57 AM   #1
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Unhappy swap disabled?

I think that my debian runs without swap..
my mount commands gives me only the following input

proc on /proc....
sysfs on /sys ......
devpts on /dev/pts...
tempfs on /dev/shm .....
/dev/hda2 on /....

I can nowhere see and swap entry..
How i can put it back?
Old 01-08-2005, 12:10 PM   #2
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Since a swap partition isn't "mounted" persay, the mount command doesn't show it. Check your /etc/fstab file, there should be a swap partition listed there. If so, you' have an active swap partition.
Old 01-08-2005, 12:25 PM   #3
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And if you don't then check CFDISK for swap partitions and if you find any, turn it on.
Just an example with let us say /dev/hda3 as swap
$swapon /dev/hda3
Old 01-08-2005, 01:17 PM   #4
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Some commands that allow you to check if you've got swap, and how it is used if you've got one, are "top" and "free" -- or "free -m" to show memory in megabytes.


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