SUMMARY:solaris 7 and swap partition

From: Antonia Gomez (
Date: Mon Jul 03 2000 - 11:46:17 CDT


My original question:

>I have defined the partition swap of 600Mb and it's mounted in tmp .
When I execute the command df -k, the size of this partition is
> swap 1009896 8 1009888 1% /tmp
>And the command swap -l:
>swapfile dev swaplo blocks free
>/dev/dsk/c0t0d0s1 32,1 16 1231696 1231696

Thanks at all.
The answer is:

 /tmp is *not* the swap partition. It's a virtual emory
based filesystem.

Swap is the sum of swap partitions and physical memory available for


Antonia Gomez Gonzalez
FIB (Laboratori de Calcul) UPC

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