Subject: Re: Fixing the swapper (was Re: Summarisation on uvII/VS3100 booting)
To: Brian D Chase <>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/27/1999 02:05:16
> Trying this without the swap spaces, I ran out of memory pretty quickly.  
> UVM reported killing off the memory agressive cc1 process, but my machine
> hung at the same time.  I'd assume that the UVM should kill the process
> and then continue, so it looks like there's a bug somewhere in there.
The main swap problem is that the pagedaemon goes to sleep and never
wakes up. This causes the system to run out of pages rather fast :-)
I'm trying to investigate what it is that actually happens.

-- Ragge