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Date:      Fri, 21 Aug 2020 07:02:42 +0200
From:      Polytropon <>
To:        "@lbutlr" <>
Cc:        FreeBSD <>
Subject:   Re: Swapping when memory is idle??
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On Thu, 20 Aug 2020 12:40:32 -0600, @lbutlr wrote:
> Once a page is in swap it will stay there until it is needed.

Or until the operator deactivates and reactivates swap (using
the swapoff / swapon programs), which would lead to anything
still in swap being "synced" with RAM as long as there is enough
capacity to hold them. THis is of course a heavy interference
with how the OS manages memory, and often not a good idea. ;-)

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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