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I've very recently partitioned my laptop hard drive into 3 partitions: 1) NTFS 2) ext3 and 3) linux swap. I spend quite a bit of time using various knoppix distros ...
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    Linux Swap question


    I've very recently partitioned my laptop hard drive into 3 partitions: 1) NTFS 2) ext3 and 3) linux swap. I spend quite a bit of time using various knoppix distros and my question is this: Will knoppix (or any multi distro setup) all use/share the same swap partition nicely?

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    Yes, you should be able to use the same swap partition for multiple distros.
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    Yes, all distros can use the same swap space.
    When you shut down one distro to boot into another, the first distro umounts the swap partition, allowing another distro to use it.

    EDIT: ozar was a little faster than I.
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