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SubjectRe: Swap issue
What is the output of 'swapon -s'?

--Drew Vogel

On Wed, 6 Feb 2002, paule wrote:

>Having just upgraded slackware8.0 (2.2 kernel)
>to using 2.5.2, (2.5.3 patch install failed looking for malloc.h)
>Im unable to use swap, despite it showing a success.
>
># dd if=/dev/zero of=/swap/swapfile bs=1024 count=131072
>13107+0 records in
>13107+0 records out
># mkswap -c /swap/swapfile
>Setting up swapspace version 1, size = 13414400 bytes
># swapon /swap/swapfile
>swapon: /swap/swapfile: Success
># cat /proc/meminfo
>MemTotal: 61720 kB
>MemFree: 1896 kB
>MemShared: 0 kB
>Buffers: 8300 kB
>Cached: 30712 kB
>SwapCached: 0 kB
>Active: 25316 kB
>Inactive: 19688 kB
>HighTotal: 0 kB
>HighFree: 0 kB
>LowTotal: 61720 kB
>LowFree: 1896 kB
>SwapTotal: 0 kB
>SwapFree: 0 kB
>
>I've tried various kernel configurations, and it just doesn't
>want to work.
>
>(It was however working under 2.2.x)
>
>Any ideas?
>
>TIA,
>--
>Paul Edwards
>paule@ilu.vu
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