What is swaplo in swap -l output in Solaris 10?

Posted on 2009-04-19
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
what is swaplo and it's value 8? What is the significance of this?
bash-3.00# swap -l

swapfile             dev  swaplo blocks   free

/dev/dsk/c0d0s1     102,1       8 4194288 4194288

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Question by:beer9
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    swaplow is the offset in 512-byte  blocks  into  the file  where  the  swap  area  should  begin, used with -a and -d flags. See the swap(1M) man page.

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