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    SubjectRe: Ideas for memory management hackers (2)
    Rob Hagopian wrote:
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    > On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, teunis wrote:
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    > > 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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