Swap on SSD

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Mon Feb 5 18:53:15 UTC 2018

Frank Leonhardt writes:

>  FreeBSD doesn't actually swap these days; uses demand paging.

	Possible evidence to the contrary:
	On a system running:

FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT #0 r326723: Sat Dec  9 12:30:04 EST 2017 amd64

	top shows:

last pid: 57956;  load averages:  2.02,  2.01,  1.95   up 57+19:09:04  13:49:29
132 processes: 3 running, 129 sleeping
CPU: 38.7% user,  0.4% nice,  7.9% system,  0.0% interrupt, 53.0% idle
Mem: 2264M Active, 2303M Inact, 1478M Laundry, 1525M Wired, 761M Buf, 115M Free
Swap: 17G Total, 996M Used, 16G Free, 5% Inuse

	So ... is "Swap" an incorrect label, or is actual swapping
going on?
	(And is there a utility which will list the swap area by owning


				Robert Huff

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