[SunHELP] "Overlapping swap files are not allowed" -- what gives?

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Tue Jun 8 18:32:05 CDT 2004

On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 09:59:50AM +0200, Paul S Card wrote:
> The error that you are getting is due to system trying to add the swap a
> second time
> /sbin/swapadd defaults to checking if the swap is already mounted unless
> passed 1 (-1) as an argument
> I would scratch around and find where swapadd is been called and with what
> arguments and what the current mount status of the swap is at that point in
> time

Ah, that would explain it.  nfs.client calls swapadd again after the
swap has already been mounted in standardmounts.  Thanks!

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