SOLVED: Simple swap question

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri Dec 19 16:01:39 UTC 2008

> but it's still played around with 3MB of swap.  This is not hurting anything, 
> and absolutely is *not* an indication that anything is wrong or sub-optimal.
> Seriously, get over your obsession with keeping swap utterly empty before it 
> drives you nuts.  FreeBSD isn't designed to work that way and you'll be 
> fighting it for no good reason whatsoever.
> -- 
or simply turn off swap and set up per-user limits.

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