On 9 Feb 2009 at 11:11, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:

> 
> Is it safe to use swap over iSCSI?
> Or will the system deadlock under memory pressure?

Why should a system deadlock? You mean iSCSI needs memory (for TCP transport) 
to 
page out, but getting that memory would trigger annother page out?

> 
> There were some patches for swapping over NFS lately on lkml, which is 
> "a bit" similar.

If the system (and subsystems) reserver some emergency memory buffers, there 
should be no such problem, but trying may be better than guessing ;-)

Regards,
Ulrich


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