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Re: Swap space not used


In article <[🔎] alpine.DEB.2.00.1205021543070.14950@bret-dd-workstation.busby.net>,
           Bret Busby<bret@busby.net> wrote:
> When I installed it, I had a swap partition of about 40GB set up, as is 
> shown by gparted.
> But, for some strnge reason, Debian 6will not use the swap space, even 
> though gparted shows it to be "Active".
> Instead of Debian 6 using the swap[ partition, it just runs out of 
> memory, progressively, requiring rebooting every few days.
> Why is this so?

Is it listed in fstab?

I have:

/dev/sda2       none            swap    sw              0       0


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