Xorg in swwrt
freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Sun Feb 6 09:41:27 UTC 2011
On Sun, Feb 06, 2011 at 11:27:32AM +0200, Kostik Belousov wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 06, 2011 at 03:19:12PM +1030, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> > I updated ports (portmaster -a basically) on this 8.2-PRE box and now I find X takes a long, long time to start up and uses lots of CPU. It shows the wchan as swwrt.
> > eg..
> > last pid: 21791; load averages: 0.12, 0.29, 0.23 up 0+16:09:07 15:16:15
> > 496 processes: 2 running, 494 sleeping
> > CPU: 0.0% user, 0.0% nice, 46.7% system, 0.0% interrupt, 53.3% idle
> > Mem: 190M Active, 33M Inact, 3217M Wired, 198M Cache, 15M Buf, 171M Free
> > Swap: 4096M Total, 621M Used, 3475M Free, 15% Inuse, 212K Out
> > PID USERNAME THR PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE C TIME WCPU COMMAND
> > 21787 fiona 1 76 0 168M 134M swwrt 0 0:04 32.37% Xorg
> swwrt means waiting for the syncronous swap-out to finish.
> This is consistent with the top indicating the non-trivial amount of
> swap space used and swapout happen right now.
> Look at the working set of the application you are starting.
> Another thing that is standing out is huge wired count.
Regarding the large wired count: I'm willing to bet ZFS is in use on the
machine, which would explain this (specifically ARC usage).
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