Subject: Re: Kernel compile problem...
To: Paul Goyette <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/26/1997 20:53:00
Paul Goyette writes:
> On Thu, 26 Jun 1997, Ale Terlevich wrote:
> >   How do you set up a primary swap partition in fstab?
> Put a line like this into your /etc/fstab:
> /dev/sd1b	none		swap	sw			0	0
> Make sure the specified partition really is a swap partition!

BTW, just so people know, NetBSD has "types" for partitions, so if a
partition is not labeled swap, the kernel will not nuke it. This is a
safety feature. HOWEVER, I wouldn't tempt fate anyway...