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I have the following message in the syslog on some machines:

Adding 8385920k swap on /dev/sda3.  Priority:-112957 extents:1 across:8385920k

What does it mean? Is it a problem? And why is this message, as the machines are, for the moment, not used?

Thanks for any clues.

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It means your system has an 8GB swap partition. It's not a problem.

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OK, but why is this message repeating every minute in the syslog? – francois Feb 17 '12 at 9:43
You must have some cron job, script, or program that's adding and removing swap partitions every minute. – David Schwartz Feb 17 '12 at 9:44
No. I checked, but there is no cron doing such a thing... – francois Feb 17 '12 at 10:04

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