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how to enable swap space automatically

hi,
I'm linux newbie.my problem is :everytime after booting the system,I have to enable swap space by typing "swapon /dev/hda3" manually.I would like it to be done automatically.How?
Thanks.
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bpmf
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mgrcnkCommented:
You need to add the following to /etc/fstab:

/dev/hda3               swap            swap    defaults

Just put in on the last line.  I use tabs for the big gaps in between each field.

chris
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mgrcnkCommented:
Oh, and typically, 10 points is rather pathetic.  For an easy one, at least award 50 points.

chris
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