Bug#236958: should swapon before formatting other filesystems, for lowmem support
On 9.III.2004 at 11:44 Joey Hess wrote:
> > However swap can be turned on in the scripts that do mkfs and turned
> > off back in them. I am going to do this.
> Well I guess that would work.
I added to definitions.sh two new functions: enable_swap and
disable_swap. I added them to partman-basicfilesystems. After a few
minutes I will commit.
> > P.S. You added the command "swapon" to
> > partman-basicfilesystems/mount.d/basic.
> Yes, I agree. I filed a bug about that, actually.
Now only that is needed is a to invoke disable_swap somewhere in
> What about doing something with the mount.d script output? It seems
> that is designed to allow undoing of mount.d changes, but currently
> it's thrown away and we have this more hardcoded umount_target
This was designed to work for filesystems like UMSDOS that can not be
directly mounted and unmounted.
> I was thinking maybe save it to /var, and have umount_target first
> unmount as it does now, and then run the stuff in /var too.
This will not work if the filesystems are mounted by some other tool.