Subject: Re: The obvious inherent superiority of SVR4 device naming...
To: der Mouse <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/23/1994 09:57:43
>Tagged?  Tagged where?  At least on the SPARC port, and indeed on all
>systems I've ever used, swap partitions are not tagged in any way
>anywhere, or at least don't have to be (though they are sometimes
>marked in /etc/fstab, more often they don't appear at all).
>If I configure a kernel "root on sd0a swap on sd0b and sd1b", I can
>expect sd0b and sd1b, whatever packs those happen to be part of, to be
>toasted as soon as the kernel tries to swap....

What about in the disk label?

#        size   offset    fstype   [fsize bsize   cpg]
  b:    32886    32886      swap                        # (Cyl.   58 - 115)


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