Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 274351
swap doesn't work when created in LVM
Last modified: 2008-06-16 22:17:46 EDT
Description of problem:
I temporarily need more disk space for a scratch partition. So I did a
"swapoff", and then removed my swap partition from my "lvm" logical volume
group. I then created a new, slightly smaller one.
The problem is the new one would not activate at all with swapon -a.
After checking, I found system-config-lvm removed the /etc/fstab entry when I
removed the original swap, but did not add a new entry when I created the
replacement swap. I manually created the /etc/fstab entry, and everything
worked normally, with the exception of other selinux boot related bugs I am
Steps to reproduce:
1. swapoff -a
2. Run "system-config-lvm"
3. Remove swap.
4. Add replacement swap.
/etc/fstab entry removed, but not added again. No label set for swap.
If the /etc/fstab entry is automatically removed when deleting swap, it should
be added when adding swap. There should also be an option to set the swap label.
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