Re: Debian AMD64 boots only at random: how to use labels/fstab/grub
On 10/02/06 09:40:00AM -0700, Bob McGowan wrote:
> Sorry, I forgot that bit ;(
> The command 'mkswap -L label device' will create a swap area and add a
> label for it. This should probably be done from a rescue disk
> environment, so you don't confuse the running kernel with changes to its
> swap area. I'm not aware of a separate tool to label a swap area
> without "reformatting" it, though such may well exist.
Just do 'swapoff /dev/whatever' first and you'll be fine.