Subject: Re: swapctl: Function not implemented
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
From: Staffan Thomen <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/03/2005 20:43:49
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YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
>>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.

A-ha! This explains it, thanks. Perhaps a hint in UPDATING might be in
order? Why the include file that includes another file by the way?

Staffan Thomen 1024D/7C7E2EF8

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