Subject: Re: Swapping problems (was: Re: 1.2 features, again)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Tim Preston <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/30/1996 21:58:22
> Andrew Gillham (and several others) wrote:
> > My machine has 32MB, and doesn't swap a whole
> > lot.  When it does though, I definitely see the problems you've
> > been discussing. (machine freezes for a bit when I hit swap)
> Is this a problem specific to the i386 port? I'm running the
> mvme68k port and I don't seem to be hitting these sorts of
> problems. (At least not that I'm aware of).

It looks that way to me too... I've run NetBSD/amiga on 9MB and 19MB and I
can't say I've noticed anything like this. However the machine is slow to
begin with so I guess it is possible that I could be missing it...

Swap kicks in but it certainly doesn't visibly stall...

Tim Preston                                                                   Home of the Wolfe Pack
              Night I left the city, I dreamt of a wolf...