Mount and Unmount

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Fri Aug 31 05:17:32 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-08-30 at 23:16 +0200, Marc Rios wrote:
> A little question, why you want to 'mount' or 'unmount' swap?????

However, there are valid reasons to do so, e.g.:
      * Resizing the swap partition, or creating a swap RAID
      * Wanting to make sure that some information is not going to get
        swapped to disk, but remains in RAM (to make sure it is mostly
        gone when you power down)
      * (In addition to those, any work on the swap space in a running
      * Benchmarking some special situation
      * Battery saving
      * Probably others

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