On 16 December 2017 at 20:34, Mark Millard <mar...@dsl-only.net> wrote: > > On 2017-Dec-16, at 8:23 PM, Eitan Adler <lists at eitanadler.com> wrote: > >> On 16 December 2017 at 10:47, Mark Millard <markmi at dsl-only.net> wrote: >>> I got a "swap_pager: indefinite wait buffer" notice and looked >>> it up. (This was on a rpi2 booted (kernel and world) from a >>> USB SSD, swap partition in use instead of a swap file. It >>> was building devel/cmake via poudriere-devel .) >>> >>> https://www.freebsd.org/doc/faq/troubleshoot.html#indefinite-wait-buffer >>> reads like it is for page-out to disk: >>> >>> >>> QUOTE >>> 5.9. >>> >>> What does the error swap_pager: indefinite wait buffer: mean? >>> >>> This means that a process is trying to page memory to disk, and the page >>> attempt has hung trying to access the disk for more than 20 seconds. It >>> might be caused by bad blocks on the disk drive, disk wiring, cables, or >>> any other disk I/O-related hardware. If the drive itself is bad, disk >>> errors will appear in /var/log/messages and in the output of dmesg. >>> Otherwise, check the cables and connections. >>> ENDQUOTE >>> >>> >>> But the code containing the message is for "swread": >>> (head -r326888) >> >> If I understand correctly this is fixed by change "trying to page to" >> to "trying to page from" ? In other words this happens on swap-in, >> not swap-out. > > That is my understanding of what I reported.
Sorry about the delay: Sending faq/book.xml Transmitting file data .done Committing transaction... Committed revision 51344. Fixed. -- Eitan Adler _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"