swap_pager on cloud server

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Wed May 17 02:46:51 UTC 2017


On Tue, May 16, 2017 at 9:30 PM, David Mehler <dave.mehler at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Here's my swapinfo, though it was obtained after a server reboot, it froze
> up.
>
> #swapinfo
> Device          1K-blocks     Used    Avail Capacity
> /dev/md98         1780352       36  1780316     0%
> /dev/md99         1036216       44  1036172     0%
> Total             2816568       80  2816488     0%
>

And what is the output of:
# mdconfig -lv

The short answer though is use a real swap device eg a separate "real" disk
or partition.  Even having no swap device is better than the above config
when under memory pressure.

-- 
Adam


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