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I want to reformat my old 4GB hd to fat for file sharing between linux and windows, SuSE has a swap partition on the main hd and it uses the ...
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    help unmount and delete extra swap


    I want to reformat my old 4GB hd to fat for file sharing between linux and windows, SuSE has a swap partition on the main hd and it uses the swap on the 4GB hd, If I remove the swap off the old hd will it cause problem with SuSE? If so, how do i unmount (umount doesnt work, says there is no such partition) and update SuSE to know it no longer exists?

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    To deactivate swap:
    swapoff /dev/hdxx or swapoff /dev/sdxx

    To make SuSE know about the location of new swap, edit the line related to swap in /etc/fstab

    For further help you need to provide some more info, like partition table, sata or ata, etc
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    Thank you i'll try that

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