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I got my Ubunut system fixed…

If you saw my post yesterday, you saw that my Ubuntu running laptop was in bad shape. My swap file was jacked-up. With the help from a friend and the Ubuntu forums I’m all fixed. Thanks…

The problem appears to be a bug in the Ubuntu upgrade process. My /etc/fstab file got messed up where is was defining my swap space. I had to comment out the entry the Ubuntu upgrade made:
UUID=c1adac93-3270-456a-885e-be98f9fb25bd none swap sw 0 0
And manually add my own entry:
/dev/sda5 none swap sw 0 0

After adding the new entry to my /etc/fstab I ran a couple swap cmds and rebooted and was in good shape.

sudo mkswap /dev/sda5
sudo swapon /dev/sda5

I’m not sure why the entry Ubuntu made was using the UUID. I’m not even sure what that is, but switching to the /dev/sda5 syntax worked. Should I open a bug ticket? Yes. Will I? Probably not.

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