Subject: Re: Swap beginning with cylinder 0
To: David S. Miller <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/23/1996 19:58:03
According to David S. Miller:
>What SunOS does is when it is told to start swapping on a partition,
>it checks out what the absolute "entire disk" starting block is for
>the slice, and if it is zero or less than the space occupied by a
>disklabel etc. then it adjusts the base block to the "safe" starting

Nope - not with dear old stun-os it doesn't.  At least not the last
time I knew. A SunOS FFS knows how to avoid the partition table but
not swap, it will stomp all over it.

Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, AWA Defence Industries
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