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Date:      Fri, 16 Oct 2020 19:55:46 +0100
From:      Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD using swap even though there's a lot of free memory
Message-ID:  <20201016195546.a3392f971837aa2eeace1325@sohara.org>
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On Fri, 16 Oct 2020 11:35:42 -0700
Michael Sierchio <kudzu@tenebras.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 7:24 AM Twingly Customer Support
> <team@twingly.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > We have a server running FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE-p10. We currently have a
> > problem where FreeBSD starting to swap when running ZFS scrub, even
> > though we have ~70G of free memory.
> 
> 
> tl;dr – this is normal, nothing to see, move along.

	Not when it starts running out of swap space while still reporting
70G of free memory.

-- 
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve@sohara.org>



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