removing swap space...only by reboot? A bug?
lahaye at snu.ac.kr
Mon Sep 8 12:30:54 UTC 2003
Ceri Davies wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 05:28:54PM +0900, Rob Lahaye wrote:
>>"man swapon" says:
>> There is no way to stop paging and swapping on a device. It is
>> not possible to dismount swap devices which are mounted during system
>>Is that still a bug?
> That depends on which version you are running.
> If you have 4.x or 5.0 then you're out of luck, but a recent -current has
> the swapctl command which does what you want.
Thanks. So I'm out-of-luck with 4.8 :).
I wonder if a brief note on this could go at the end of the "adding swap space"
section in the handbook. Something like
Removing swap space:
for OSversion <= 5.0 only reboot can do
otherwise swapctl command does it on a running system.
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