[CentOS] Changing swap resume signature location

Patrice Guay patrice.guay at nanotechnologies.qc.ca
Mon Sep 1 18:42:31 UTC 2008


>> On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 8:05 AM, Patrice Guay
>> <patrice.guay at nanotechnologies.qc.ca> wrote:
>>> At boot time, the system is looking for a resume signature on the
>>> default SWAP partition that was defined during the OS installation.
>>>
>>> On several systems, I changed the location of the SWAP partition. How do
>>> I change the location where the system looks at boot time for the resume
>>> signature?
>>>
> 1. Format the swap partition again: sudo mkswap /dev/XXX
> 2. Activate swap partition sudo swapon /dev/XXX
> 3. Replace UUID=XXX in /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume by
>    "resume=/dev/XXX"
> 4. Regenerate the initrd: sudo mkinitramfs -o /boot/initrd.img-2.6.XX
> (same version as the kernel)
>

I cannot find the /etc/initramfs-tools directory on my system. Which
package provides it under CentOS 5?

Thanks,
--
Patrice


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