missing swap

Karl karlok at fastmail.fm
Wed Oct 24 05:54:56 UTC 2007

joseph lockhart wrote:
> i rescently installed debian on a second partition
> (the former window's partition), but after using it
> for a while and switching back over to my kubuntu swap
> disappeared.
> it is possible to manually mount the swap partition
> through the terminal, but it seems that kubuntu is
> running slower than it was earlier, even light windows
> managers like blackbox end up freezing up (and that is
> with swap mounted)
> anyone with thoughts on why?
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My guess is that the uuid of the swap partition changed when you 
installed debian.  If so, correct the swap entry in /etc/fstab and then 
either reboot or use the 'swapon -a' command to make the swap available.


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