Subject: Re: swap leakage?
To: Simon J. Gerraty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jukka Marin <email@example.com>
Date: 11/04/1995 10:57:49
Simon J. Gerraty:
> The perl script in question fork's and execs itself daily.
> Certain perl operations are known to leak memory, so perhaps that's
> all this is.
Well, on my A3000 running a 951021 kernel uses more and more swap day
by day. I don't run perl. After the first day of running, the system
was using about 5 megs of swap. This has now increased to 7 megs (5
days of uptime). When I was running an older kernel and had an uptime
of 30 days, swap usage was 10 megs already.
I believe there's a small memory leak somewhere. I have checked ps and
top listings, but haven't seen any process taking up large amounts of
Is anyone else seeing this?
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