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Old 10-27-2003, 12:23 AM   #1
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Swap Partition (Sharing -- Dual boot)

If I dual boot to two different Linux distros can I share the swap partition without incident?
Old 10-27-2003, 12:34 AM   #2
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Old 10-27-2003, 12:36 AM   #3
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Very probably yes.

The only problem would be if the 2 kernels were so different in age that the format of the swap partition was different between them. But I've never heard of the format of the swap partition changing.

I would go ahead and try it.



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