Subject: Re: very strange problem with vi temporary files on "somewhat -current" diskless client
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <>
From: Olaf Seibert <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/2002 02:02:46
On Tue 22 Jan 2002 at 00:30:37 -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
>   BTW, why can't I mount a plain file directly for swap like I did with
>   1.3.x, using the likes of:
>   none    swap    sw,nfsmntpt=/swap
>   -- now I seem to need to mount a whole sub-directory with the swap
>   file in it....

Strange, my experience was that when I went from XKERNEL 1.2 to DISKLESS
1.5 with my Sun 3, I had to change my fstab *into* that form. fstab used
to be

swap                            none swap sw 0 0

>   (netbsd seems to ignore booparams swap & dump settings

and the info from bootparams was used...

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