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Re: impressions from a hurd newbie

On Thu, 8 Jul 1999, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:

> Yes, you can simply create an empty file of the needed size ("dd
> if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=1024k count=128" and then put this into
> boot/servers.boot:
> /dev/hd0s2/swapfile $(add-paging-file)
> Or whereever it is. You can't add swap files with swapon.
This doesn't work for me. I just get 

bootstrap/default-pager panic: bad read on first page of /dev/hd0s2/swapfile!

when I boot up. I'm using the gnu-19990505.tar.gz binary package.


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