Swap problem on FreeBSD 5.2.1-RC

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Feb 8 05:59:53 PST 2005

On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 02:53:39PM +0100, Marco Pizzi wrote:
> Hello,
> We've installed (a long time ago) the FreeBSD version 5.2.1-RC on a server.
> We've noticed, at least two times, very bad problems on the swap system; in 
> the
> detail, we've found the well known error in the messages file:
> swap_pager: indefinite wait buffer: device: da0s1a
> The fact strange is that the da0s1a device is not a swap partition!

This message usually indicates a problem reading/writing to the disk,
i.e. disk failure.

You might also like to try updating to 5.3-stable in case it's a
kernel bug that was already fixed.

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