Swappng in?

Dan Nelson dnelson at allantgroup.com
Tue Aug 19 18:53:05 PDT 2003

In the last episode (Aug 20), Mark said:
> Is there a way to swap a program back in, after it has been swapped
> out? (FreeBSD 4.7R).
> I had a rather huge task, and now my ps shows entries like:
> ... 948    0  v2  IWs+ -         0:00.00 /usr/libexec/getty Pc ttyv2
> I'd like to have it swapped back in, please. :) I read somewhere that
> if the memory strain has subsided, it would automatically be swapped
> in again. I do not see that happen automagically, though.

For that particular line, hit Enter on ttyv2 to get part of the process
swapped back in.  There's no reason for the system to swap processes
back in until the process is woken up by an external event that it's
waiting for.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at allantgroup.com

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