"Dominic" == Dominic Iadicicco <email@example.com> writes:
Dominic> Hello all,
Dominic> I have debian distro installed on hda and I would like to
Dominic> install a Slackware on hdb. Now my problem is, When the
Dominic> slackware installer executes it wan't to use both swap
Dominic> partitions. One on hda and one on hdb. I don't want it
Dominic> to do this. Has anyone worked with Slackware and if so
Dominic> did you have the same problem? How did you solve it.
Dominic> For now my only guess is to take out hda from the tower.
Dominic> I have disabled it in the bios, but as you all know Linux
Dominic> will find it anyway.
No need to do any BIOS tricks or remove drives!
Edit the /etc/fstab file on the Slackware installation and remove the
swap entry for /dev/hda[x].
Another thing: using both swap disks does not cause any harm.
I envy you, you are using the best and second best Linux distros of
all time one one machine. Wow!
- From: Dominic Iadicicco <firstname.lastname@example.org>