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SubjectRe: Ideas for memory management hackers (2)
Rob Hagopian wrote:
>
> On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, teunis wrote:
>
> > You'll never notice - unless you decide to create a >128M swapfile (i386)
> > and then you'll discover 2.0.x can't handle such swap sizes.....
> > [and it will (hopefully?) be ignored...]
>
> Is it possible to have another partition type? That would eliminate any
> compatibility problems between the two...

No, because the current mkswap and swapon don't look at the partition
type. It's for the user's convenience only.

Mitch.

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