On Sunday 25 January 2009 04:28:47 Dieter wrote: > >>>> AMD64 FreeBSD 7.0 2 GiB main memory > >>>>
> So the machine doesn't normally use swap much at all, but messing with > the large ISO apparently kicked something out of memory, and the disk > with the swap partition was already busy writing at the other end of > the disk. > > Do you consider writing a large file to disk a "truly unspeakable" load? Just curious, since you're running 7.0: SCHED_4BSD or SCHED_ULE? And if you have a chance to change it, does the scenario persist? -- Mel Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules and never get to the software part. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"