Re: Bug#260512: swap is turned OFF after disk formatting!
>...this bug seams to be there since version 22 of
>partman-basicfilesystems (11 Apr 2004 !). If there was at least one bug
>report about this problem, I would fix it.
On my desktop machine (512 MB of RAM), I am running sarge with KDE
for weeks now without even noticing the lack of swap! OK, KDE is
sluggish, but I attributed that to the new version 3.2. So no wonder
you got no bug reports from 'normal' systems :-)