[systemd-devel] Swap gets activated twice (through fstab and gpt generators)

"J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 16:28:42 PST 2015


On 01/28/2015 12:24 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Tue, 27.01.15 17:17, Chris Murphy (lists at colorremedies.com) wrote:
>
>>> > >The problem is simply that we cannot know in advance that /dev/sda7
>>> > >and /dev/disk/by-uuid/c0e7978b-f82b-4b7f-b72b-6717f6909abc will
>>> > >eventually refer to the same device.
>> >
>> >Are these just scary looking warnings?
> It should be unproblematic, but it looks scary right now. The swapon
> will only succeed once, and fail the second time, and that doesn't
> look pretty, but the kernel should do the right thing and not get
> confused by this.

I can confirm it does and I simply remove the swap entry in fstab to 
make it go away when I encountered it.

That said are there any real practical benefits of using swap et al in 
today's age or are people just still creating it out of habit?

JBG


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