FreeBSD and Linux shared installation

RW rwmaillists at
Tue Jan 21 13:16:33 UTC 2014

On Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:14:31 +0700
Olivier Nicole wrote:

> Hi,
> > Swap: Can the two Linusi share the same swap partition? And

> I see no reason why FreeBSD could not use it too, swap partition is
> supposed to be empty when the system boots, so any data/formatting
> done by another OS will be over written.

FreeBSD doesn't care what's already in the SWAP partition, but I think
Linux requires it to have be formated as swap with mkswap. 

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