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Re: unconfiguring swap at shutdown

In article <>,
Manuel Bouyer  <> wrote:
>On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 05:38:36PM +1000, matthew green wrote:
>> [...]
>> swapoff == removing a swap device from use, which means, in the
>> current code, brining all those pages back into ram.
>"all swap pages in use" is more correct.
>As I understand it, all processes would have already been terminated when
>uvm_shutdown() is called. So there would be no more swap pages in use,
>exept maybe those used by tmpfs. tmpfs would have to be unmounted before
>uvm_shutdown() is called, which is a problem if /dev is on mfs.
>Also I think it may fail if tmpfs is larger than physical ram.
>I think the right thing would be to either forcibly close the swap devices
>after the filesystems have been unmounted, or maybe add a shutdown
>hook to raidframe to forcibly close still open raidframe devices.

What if the tempfs /dev is on raidframe?


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