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SubjectRe: 2.1.131 size limitations.
On Wed, Dec 30, 1998 at 12:12:05PM +0100, Jakub Jelinek wrote:

> > It also appears as though mkswap will not allow a swap partition in
> > excess of about 128 megabytes.
>
> Use recent util-linux, such as
> ftp://ftp.win.tue.nl/pub/linux/util/util-linux-2.9g.tar.gz
> It still has limitations (2GB of swap even on 64bit archs, on the other side
> it is broken as it allows 2GB swap even on archs where it is not possible
> (sparc32, mips)). But eventhough, it is much better than 128MB limit.

2gb swap is ok on MIPS; there is just a stupid bug in Linus' tree which
limits us to .5gb.

Ralf

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