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SubjectRe: Unable to format a partition after swapoff
Hi.

> I am using dual boot configuration Win95/linux with a shared swap file.
> After doing swapoff /dev/hda5 I try to format the partition. However, I
> am unable to do it because of some I/O errors. I cannot format it even
> after doing several syncs and waiting a few minutes. When I
> boot without enabling swap the partition can be formatted normally.
> Kernel 2.2.14.
>
> Has anyone encountered this problem ? In 2.2.1 it worked.

I already found and fixed this bug. Use 2.2.15pre or 2.2.13.

Mikulas


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