On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 09:30:49PM +0900, Rob Lahaye wrote:
> 
> Ceri Davies wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 05:28:54PM +0900, Rob Lahaye wrote:
> > 
> >>"man swapon" says:
> >>
> >>BUGS
> >>     There is no way to stop paging and swapping on a device.  It is 
> >>     therefore
> >>     not possible to dismount swap devices which are mounted during system
> >>     operation.
> >>
> >>Is that still a bug?
> > 
> > 
> > That depends on which version you are running.
> > If you have 4.x or 5.0 then you're out of luck, but a recent -current has
> > the swapctl command which does what you want.
> 
> Thanks. So I'm out-of-luck with 4.8 :).

Afraid so.

> I wonder if a brief note on this could go at the end of the "adding swap space"
> section in the handbook. Something like
> 
> Removing swap space:
>       for OSversion <= 5.0 only reboot can do
>         otherwise swapctl command does it on a running system.

Already added to the todo list ;)

Ceri
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