blubee blubeeme gurenchan at gmail.com wrote on
Tue Dec 12 15:58:19 UTC 2017 :
> On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 3:34 PM, blubee blubeeme <gurenchan at gmail.com
> > I am seeing tons of these messages while running tail -f /var/log/messages
> > ============
> > Dec 12 15:11:41 blubee kernel: swap_pager_getswapspace(25): failed
> . . .
> > 1159 blubee 5 20 0 149M 56876K select 6 1:05 0.00%
> > ibus-engine-chewing
> > ===========
> > What's with all the swap errors? I am running ZFS and I have 16GB of ram,
> > how could I be having swap space errors?
> Well I added 4GB of extra swap in /var/tmp/swap0
> then added that to my /etc/fstab: md99 none swap
> sw,file=/var/tmp/swap0,late 0 0
> and those errors went away.
I recommend reviewing bugzilla 206048 (title in part
"swapfile usage hangs; swap partition works"):
before using file-system based swap spaces. They have
lots of problems with deadlocks. See especially comments
#7 and #8 quoting Konstantin Belousov. #8 is just a
Comment #3 shows a way to test for the problematical
Using swap partitions avoids the issue.
markmi at dsl-only.net
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