View Full Version : FC5 Still Looking for Old Swap After Partition Move

18th May 2006, 11:25 PM
I finally got the courage to dump XP (woohoo!), and I got through all the partition moving just peachy and got Grub reconfigured. However, FC on bootup is giving me the message of "cannot find resume device LABEL=/dev/hda6" because I haven't moved the swap yet.

So, I edited the fstab to my new location (hda2), but nothing happened! Is there something I'm missing? I'm sure there's some other config file to edit, I just don't know which one...

Omega Blue
19th May 2006, 04:13 AM
As root, run fdisk to make sure your partition is set to swap. Then run mkswap and swapon.

19th May 2006, 05:24 AM
swapon says device busy, even though the swap isn't on...

How would I go about telling FC not to look for the old swap, too?

Thanks in advance!

Omega Blue
19th May 2006, 08:47 AM
Make sure that partition isn't mounted. Then make sure it's set to swap (using fdisk). Then follow the rest of the steps.