getswapspacefailed <-- OUCH ! Help?
cswiger at mac.com
Thu May 29 10:44:10 PDT 2003
keith at smmc.qld.edu.au wrote:
> Hi all, I have a mail server which I setup (4.7) late last year.
> iT often starts to crap out with getswapspace failed errors.
> a) How can I check how much swapspace I had allocated.
top will do, or swapinfo.
> b) How can I check if the drive has a bad block on the swap slice
dd if=_swap_device of=/dev/null bs=5120
> c) How can I fix the problem
You need to identify what the problem is, first. Then resolve it. :-) How
much RAM and swap space does the machine have? Are you simply putting enough
load on it to exceed the available resources?
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