Subject: Re: swapctl: Function not implemented
To: None <email@example.com>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/03/2005 13:55:50
> Hi list,
> after updating the kernel to current from some 2.99.x on my alpha, it no
> longer seems to have swap support in the kernel. Swapctl invariably
> replies ENOSYS (function not implemented) and something in rc receives a
> /dev/drum: device not configured.
> I looked in UPDATING and the alpha GENERIC kernel file, but nothing
> stands out.
> Other things I tried (I have yet to take the machine down into
> single-user mode and roll out a new userland) was to update the swapctl
> binary, libc and MAKEDEV but alas no banana.
> I am thus wondering if someone could prod me in the direction to what is
> going on here.
if your kernel config file doesn't include std.alpha,
add include "conf/std" as std.alpha does.