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Bug 2173 - swapon -s doesn't work
swapon -s doesn't work
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mount (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 1999-04-14 03:01 EDT by Chris Siebenmann
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-19 16:21:41 EDT
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Description Chris Siebenmann 1999-04-14 03:01:20 EDT
On RedHat 5.2/5.1 etc, swapon -s (to report swap
usage broken down by swap partition) just says
	swapon: /proc/swaps: No such file or directory

 I suspect that this functionality isn't supported
under the 2.0.* kernels, in which case that's about
all that can be done (maybe swapon should print a
better error message, though).
Comment 1 David Lawrence 1999-04-14 17:29:59 EDT
I have verified the error to occur when using 'swapon -s' on version
5.2 and later.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-19 16:21:59 EDT
this will most likely not be fixed for 5.2.
The functionality works in 6.0.

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