Swap partition mysteriously disappears
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Sun Sep 10 14:44:33 UTC 2006
> may i suggest you check that your partition table is correct. a
> similar situation happened to me with a XFS formatted drive (LVM+XFS
> really). under an older kernel, i'd be able to mount it with no
> problem, but with the latest Edgy kernel i couldn't.
> when i open the partition table with QTparted (or that other gnome
> front-end for parted), i got a few messages about corrupt partitions.
> in dmesg it would say something about I/O buffer something. I fixed it
> by dropping the partition complely (parted) and re-creating it. that
> was the end of that problem.
That wouldn't appear to be the issue - though I'll try dropping and
recreating the partition. I get no messages at all and it works "most" of
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