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Re: ERROR: In procedure swapon: "/dev/sda1": Invalid argument

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: ERROR: In procedure swapon: "/dev/sda1": Invalid argument
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 12:42:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Thierry Micoud <address@hidden> skribis:

> On 18 Apr 2016 09:03, "Ludovic Courtès" <address@hidden> wrote:


>> According to swapon(2), this most likely means that /dev/sda1 does not
>> contain a valid swap signature.
>> If that is the case, it can be fixed with:
>>   mkswap /dev/sda1
>>   herd start swap-/dev/sda1
>> HTH!
>> Ludo’.
> That was exactly it.
> Being a fresh install I completely forgot to mkswap the partition during
> the install.

The manual failed to mention it, so I’ve added it:

> Thanks very much for taking time to reply.
> I'm still finding my way round this distro, but enjoying very much the
> learning curve.

Thanks for your feedback!


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