Subject: Re: How to add swap file -- Re: Network slowness
To: Toru Nishimura <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Adam Fritzler <email@example.com>
Date: 01/13/1998 06:15:11
At 04:03 PM 1/13/98 +0900, you wrote:
>>> FYI, my MAXINE has 40MB RAM and 36MB+ dedicated swap space and I
>>> routinely use it for NetBSD kernel build with 4 parallel make (make -j 4).
>>> It seldom uses swap space, and runs as CPU/RAM speed.
>> Something must be terribly wrong with my machine then, since it was running
>> out of space with 24mb + 132mb. Is there something else the "panic:
>> vm_fork: no more kernel virtual memory" could mean?
>I can't imagine other reason than your machine runs as swapless.
>Could you show me the result of;
> /sbin/swapctl -s
> /sbin/disklabel <YOUR_DISK>
> cat /etc/fstab
root@eagle:~# swapctl -s
total: 132090k bytes allocated = 4k used, 132086k available
root@eagle:~# disklabel /dev/rz2
total sectors: 4254819
headswitch: 0 # milliseconds
track-to-track seek: 0 # milliseconds
# size offset fstype [fsize bsize cpg]
a: 65860 0 4.2BSD 1024 8192 16 # (Cyl. 0 - 88)
c: 4254819 0 unused 0 0 # (Cyl. 0 - 5749*)
# ^^^^ Why doesn't the b partition show up here ^^^^
root@eagle:~# cat /etc/fstab
/dev/rz2a / ffs rw 1 1
/dev/rz2b none swap sw 0 0
/dev/rz2d /usr ffs rw 1 2
/kern /kern kernfs rw
My temp swap file doesn't show in the first swapctl list because I didn't
add it after eagle rebooted AGAIN last night (with a total of 356mb
swap+phys) -- it was having load avgs up past 15.0 and up to 20% into swap.
I don't understand why the b partition doesn't show up in the disklabel.
( Adam Fritzler firstname.lastname@example.org )