Subject: RE: Just how large is that faults field?
To: Dave J. Barnes <email@example.com>
From: Tim Rightnour <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/06/2006 08:42:05
On 06-Oct-2006 Dave J. Barnes wrote:
> 18,446,744,073,709,550,553 faults?
> I guess that's why you should reboot occasionally:) Yes, it's still
> adding to that number.
> Must have had some kind of memory error on the Multia. Oh well.
> Nothing that a sledgehammer won't fix:)
Actually.. what you are seeing is the two or three faults columns running
together to make what appears to be a giant number. As for memory problems,
it's not that kind of fault. See man vmstat:
faults Trap/interrupt rate averages per second over last 5 seconds.
Tim Rightnour <email@example.com>
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