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Old 08-04-2010, 06:51 AM   #1
siva balan
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swap partition


during my fedora 12 installation, i made a swap partition by the wrong denotion "/swap".so when i had used the command "df -h",it showed the /swap entry in the list.so i deleted that particular partition using the "parted" utility..



Now my doubt is,
1.where is that partition?(whether it has joined with other partition or still alive)


2.if it alives,is it possible to make it as a swap partition?



Please guide me............

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Old 08-04-2010, 07:30 AM   #2
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As root, run
parted -l
A swap partition should be marked "linux-swap".

Or use gparted to see/edit your partitions from a GUI.
 
Old 08-04-2010, 09:27 AM   #3
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Hi,

You could always ID the partitions as root from the 'cli' with 'fdisk -l'.
 
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