Subject: Re: Why am I using this much swap ?
To: Peter Galbavy <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <cgd@postgres.Berkeley.EDU>
List: current-users
Date: 03/03/1994 16:46:46
> If there a swap leak somewhere:

then you certainly couldn't tell from what you sent...  8-)

> $ swapinfo
> Device      512-blocks       Used  Available   Capacity
> /dev/sd0b        90720      86728       3992      96%
> /dev/wd0b            0  *** not available for swapping ***

OK, that's 43M of swap used.

summing the VSZ of your processes, you get: 61272k of VM used.

how much RAM does your machine have?  (i'd bet 32M...)

> root        16  0.0 40.0 45500 13100 ??  Is   Tue07PM    0:23.59 mfs /dev/sd0b /
> Normally the system start and there is hardly any swap use... and where is
> the 13Mb or so going in MFS ???

had you recently done something large that would use MFS?

(also, why did you include the ls of /tmp?  vi.recover should be in
/var/tmp, you know...  also, you never said where the mfs was