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Re: Best way to create a swap partition

On Tue, Mar 08, 2005 at 12:14:14PM +0100, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> Hello,
> I finally decided to enable sleep on my laptop. So I got the latest
> patches as posted here on the list, and as I understand the kernel
> documentation, I need a swap partition for it to work. Since I had
> previously read tips to not use swap on a laptop, I had not (yet)
> created a swap partion.
> I tried using fdisk. Contrary to fdisk on x86/alpha I could not change
> the partition type of an existing partion. So I deleted an unused one
> and tried to recreate it. But I am never asked for a partition type, I
> always get a "Linux native". When I use "C" instead of "c" I can set a
> partition type, but there is no help on what I can choose here, fdisk
> simply accepts anything, it appears.
> So: How do I create a swap partion on ppc?

USe parted :)


Sven Luther

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