Swap on SSD
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Tue Feb 6 09:39:23 UTC 2018
On Mon, 5 Feb 2018 13:53:07 -0500
Robert Huff <roberthuff at rcn.com> wrote:
> 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 process?)
I have the same when putting to much load on my old machine. It is just
a matter of RAM.
Either you spend the money on RAM or on SSD.
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