LiveCD Swap File

W. S. S. whitley2007 at
Wed Apr 29 03:24:41 UTC 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 2:06 AM, Brian McKee <brian.mckee at> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 9:44 PM, W. S. S. <whitley2007 at> wrote:
>> I am unable to utilise a swapfile on a hard disk after booting into 9.04 LiveCD.
>> Both 'dd' (create swap) and 'mkswap' were sucessfully but 'swapon'
>> with 'sudo' was not -- it just hang at the terminal.
>> I believe this is the first release of Ubuntu that fails the above operation.
> Forgive me for being dense, but, was there a question in there?
> Would you like us to confirm the issue?
> Did you file a bug or check for a bug?
> Something else?

Opps, you are right. I was wondering if there is a way to utilise a
swapfile on the LiveCD.

I noticed 'swapon -s' shows a 'ramzswap0' partition as swap. Is this
making use of RAM as swap?

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