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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.


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