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Old 06-10-2011
Swap space

Dear All,

I have a swap space of 16G available in Sol 10. I have allocated it as a seperate file system. But when the RAM Is full used , the system gets rebooted and the swap is not being used,.

Any reasons for this.

# 2  
Old 06-10-2011
What is the output of 'swap -s' during normal operations?
# 3  
Old 06-14-2011
also output from:
swap -l

# 4  
Old 06-14-2011
you should know the size of RAM, swap may be 16G, 2g RAM and 14G as a slice, if that increase the value of RAM.
# 5  
Old 07-23-2011
can any one explain how to determine the exact swap space ???
# 6  
Old 07-26-2011
you can know the swap space by entering the command swap -s it will give you the statics of the attached slices or files to the swap swap and so you can add them and the result will be the swap space size
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