gurenchan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 02:34:04 UTC 2017
On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 5:53 AM, Mark Millard <markmi at dsl-only.net> wrote:
> blubee blubeeme gurenchan at gmail.com wrote on
> Tue Dec 12 15:58:19 UTC 2017 :
> > On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 3:34 PM, blubee blubeeme <gurenchan at gmail.com
> > >wrote:
> > > I am seeing tons of these messages while running tail -f
> > > ============
> > > Dec 12 15:11:41 blubee kernel: swap_pager_getswapspace(25): failed
> > . . .
> > > 1159 blubee 5 20 0 149M 56876K select 6 1:05 0.00%
> > > ibus-engine-chewing
> > >
> > > ===========
> > >
> > > What's with all the swap errors? I am running ZFS and I have 16GB of
> > > how could I be having swap space errors?
> > >
> > Well I added 4GB of extra swap in /var/tmp/swap0
> > then added that to my /etc/fstab: md99 none swap
> > sw,file=/var/tmp/swap0,late 0 0
> > and those errors went away.
> I recommend reviewing bugzilla 206048 (title in part
> "swapfile usage hangs; swap partition works"):
> before using file-system based swap spaces. They have
> lots of problems with deadlocks. See especially comments
> #7 and #8 quoting Konstantin Belousov. #8 is just a
> reference to:
> Comment #3 shows a way to test for the problematical
> Using swap partitions avoids the issue.
> Mark Millard
> markmi at dsl-only.net
Thanks for the info, why would I be getting swap errors like that when I
have 32GB of ram?
That really doesn't make any sense to me... Is it Chromium eating up 32GB+
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