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SubjectRe: mount /dev/hdb2 /usr; swapon /dev/hdb2 keeps flooding
On Sun, May 13, 2001 at 12:32:20AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > root@kama3:/home/szabi# cat /proc/mounts
> > > /dev/hdb2 /usr ext2 rw 0 0
> > > root@kama3:/home/szabi# swapon /dev/hdb2
> >
> > - Doctor, it hurts when I do it!
> > - Don't do it, then.
> >
> > Just what behaviour had you expected?
>
> EBUSY would be somewhat nicer.

I suppose the return will be EINVAL when there is no swap signature.
But the mistake is doing set_blocksize too early. (Even twice. Why?)
We should first check whether things are OK before starting to make changes.

Andries
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