Subject: Re: Excessive swapping / Memory problems
To: Vincent van Scherpenseel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chuck Swiger <email@example.com>
Date: 09/06/2006 11:45:26
On Sep 6, 2006, at 9:16 AM, Vincent van Scherpenseel wrote:
> Hi list,
> Since last week I'm having problems with processes getting Killed
> out of nowhere on my NetBSD 1.6.2 machine. I searched the /var/log/
> messages log and learnt that this is due to the machine running out
> of swap.
"top -o size" will show you which processes are requiring lots of
memory; it's possible that one of them is leaking, or it may simply
be that you are trying to run too much on a machine with limited
RAM. Increasing the amount of RAM in your machine is probably going
to improve the performance of the system significantly...