Subject: Re: swap leakage?
To: Paul Kranenburg <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/05/1995 12:32:15
Paul Kranenburg writes:
> > Being the clueless person I am, is it impossible to fix this before freezin
> > 1.1? 
> Yes. A fix is not quite so trivial.
> On the other hand, you generally need not reboot your system if the problem
> occurs. If possible, you can kill and restart the long-lived processes
> that cause it to happen (e.g. sendmail, cron, etc.)

This is a shame. It seriously impacts people trying to use NetBSD
machines for things like ISPs or long-lived application servers where
reboots are hard to do.

Is it known what the bug is?