Simple swap question

RW rwmaillists at
Thu Dec 18 22:09:54 UTC 2008

On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 15:13:12 -0500
FreeBSD <freebsd at> wrote:

> I can't see any process within parentheses in top... I also looked at 
> the -f option of ps but the process that caused the swapping are not
> listed.

FreeBSD only swaps in extreme cases - most of the time it's paging

If it really worries you:

swapoff -a ; swapon -a

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