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A reminder about the swap file after 10.2 upgrade System
This is more of a reminder than a hint, but if you had previously set up your system to use a separate partition for swap (see this hint), you'll need to go back and re-edit the /etc/rc file as the Jaguar install nuked the existing one. I also found that the Jaguar install left my /etc/fstab file alone, so you all should be fine with that one as well.

resexcellence has a great article with the reasons why and instructions, and another article with benchmarks.
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Don't need to do anything fancy
Authored by: wfolta on Aug 31, '02 06:27:51PM
Instead of modifying /etc/rc, which will get overwritten with updates, how about adding the following to your /etc/fstab:
LABEL=Swap           /private/var/vm hfs   rw   1   2
Seems to work for me. Evidently the mount occurs before swapping is turned on. (The swap partition I created is called "Swap".)

I used the same notation to mount a separate partition on /Users and on /Applications as well. I've had a few complications with a separate Applications partition, since somehow some installation utilities pay attention to partitions.

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Don't need to do anything fancy
Authored by: spnyc on Sep 04, '02 05:54:28PM

that line you added to your fstab file appears to "mount your Swap partition" to /private/var/vm which happens to be the default location for OSX virtual memory.

i have tried altering my fstab file to point to my actual partition with no success. yet.



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So i believe i jumped the gun and was wrong
Authored by: spnyc on Sep 04, '02 02:49:18PM
after more careful examination, my swap partition is not being used and i am suffering from the "swap" and "swap 1" mounting issue.... see below for the macosxhints thread and former tip:
http://forums.macosxhints.com/showthread.php?s=a9a137786ce9d23a107cec010e0c1b73&threadid=5014&highlight=swap
http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20020603090352408

all apologies

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