Managing Swap Space
doctor at doctor.nl2k.ab.ca
Thu Oct 19 14:43:51 UTC 2017
On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 07:34:07AM -0700, Michael Sierchio wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 7:13 AM, The Doctor <doctor at doctor.nl2k.ab.ca>
> > REcently I have been getting swap space full messages.
> > How can Swap space be managaed on FreeBSD? ...
> You can add it at any time. It's better if you have a raw partition to swap
> on, of course.
> presumably, your /etc/fstab has an entry akin to this
> /dev/ada0p3 none swap sw 0 0
> You can add another if you have another partition ready. You can swap to a
> file, too. Not recommended, but helpful in an emergency. You might try to
> figure out what is consuming your existing swap.
> > man 8 swapon
Could help. Ideally i want to get rid of
swap_pager-getswapspace messages from /var/log/messages .
Also , /etc/fstab read
# Device Mountpoint FStype Options Dump Pass#
/dev/mfid0p2 / ufs rw 1 1
/dev/mfid0p3 none swap sw 0 0
proc /proc procfs rw 0 0
fdesc /dev/fd fdescfs rw 0 0
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