Subject: Re: "Root on... dumps on..."
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christian Biere <email@example.com>
Date: 11/05/2006 14:36:36
Zbigniew Baniewski wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 04, 2006 at 10:28:57PM -0500, Kevin Brunelle wrote:
> > To make this change permanent, change the partition type from sw to dp
> > in /etc/fstab
> > /dev/wd1b none swap dp 0 0
> > And the startup scripts will make sure that it is changed at boot.
> Yes, that's right - but, unfortunately, in such case I've got a message "no
> swap space configured". Is it impossible to designate such partition for
> both swap and dump targets?
/dev/wd1b none swap sw,dp
should work. You also have to edit the disklabel to mark such partitions
as swap. You can use "swapctl -A" to make the changes effective and/or check
your settings without a reboot.