Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 159410
mkswap(8) claims max swap area size is 2 GB
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:18 EST
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Description of problem:
man mkswap claims the max swap area size on x86 is 2 GB, while in reality larger swap areas work. (I tried a 5 GB file as swap, neither mkswap or swapon complain).
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Steps to Reproduce:
For FC4 it will be fixed in util-linux >= 2.12p-9.8.
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util-linux-2.12p-9.9 setup-2.5.44-1.1 has been pushed for FC4, which should resolve this issue. If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.
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