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Gyujin Park wrote:
> My previous server OS choice was Red Hat, which did often change to swap. I
> though Gentoo did it too.
This has absolutely nothing to do with RedHat nor Gentoo. The kernel is
responsible for swap. Both Gentoo and RedHat use Linux (with the
exception of Gentoo/MacOS and Gentoo/BSD of course) as the kernel.
Most likely, you missed a step during the install or somewhere along the
Here's my (hopefully) find your magical answer survey:
1) Did you run mkswap during the gentoo install? If yes, which device?
2) You've already answered someone else when they asked if you had the
entry in fstab, please post the entry.
3) Post the output of "dmesg | grep swap"
4) Which kernel (and version) are you using?
5) Post the output of "grep -i swap /usr/src/linux/.config"
6) If it exists, post the output of "cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness"
That's all I can think of for now... Hopefully that will generate
enough information so that we can help you fix your problem.
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/* Aaron Walker
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