Bug 162455 - FreeBSD 9x unstable with file-based swap
Summary: FreeBSD 9x unstable with file-based swap
Status: Open
Alias: None
Product: Base System
Classification: Unclassified
Component: misc (show other bugs)
Version: Unspecified
Hardware: Any Any
: Normal Affects Only Me
Assignee: freebsd-bugs (Nobody)
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Reported: 2011-11-11 00:10 UTC by subbsd
Modified: 2017-12-31 22:32 UTC (History)
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Description subbsd 2011-11-11 00:10:11 UTC
Some information is described here http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-fs/2011-October/012878.html. 
However two of my hosts with swapfile="/usr/swap0" in /etc/rc.conf, where /usr/swap0 is created by dd (official handbook way), perfectly hang without swapoff, through N time of the beginning of use swap


How-To-Repeat: 1) dd if=/dev/zero of=/usr/swap0 bs=1024k count=512
2) swapfile="/usr/swap0"  to /etc/rc.conf
3) service addswap start

start to use a swap, or play with swapoff/on command like this:
Comment 1 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 07:59:49 UTC
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